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After Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, a joint team from NASA and the Italian Space Agency quickly generated a map using satellite imagery that could be used to survey the devastation and assist recovery operations.
Haiyan, known locally in the Philippines as Yulonda, will go down as a historic storm, making landfall in the central Philippines as perhaps the most powerful tropical cyclone to ever make landfall with sustained winds estimated at 195 mph (~315 kph). So far, over 2300 people are confirmed to have been killed by the storm, and the number is likely to climb higher with many still missing and not all areas unaccounted for.
With disaster officials claiming the death toll caused by Typhoon Haiyan could top 2,500, and just one year after Hurricane Sandy smashed into lower Manhattan and New Jersey, SafestHouse.com has
NASA satellites provided data to meteorologists at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center who were updating forecasts for Tropical Storm Haiyan as it weakened from a typhoon and made a second landfall in northern Vietnam.
Evangelical missions organization, SEND International, will send aid and workers to churches in the disaster area. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) November 12, 2013
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