AC360 411:  Typhoon death toll rises
November 15th, 2013
05:39 PM ET

AC360 411: Typhoon death toll rises

The official death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Haiyan has topped 3,000.  But that number could rise.  There’s been conflicting reports on the number of people killed in the storm. Anderson will be reporting live from Manila tonight with the latest developments.  We’ll get an update from the shattered city, Tacloban. We’ll also show you how the aid effort is proceeding, eight days after the typhoon hit the island nation. Plus, we’ll have one family’s emotional reunion and much more.  Here’s the AC360 411 on the disaster:


The official death toll, according to the Philippines National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.


The number of people wounded.

At least 1,179

The number of people missing after the typhoon.

9 million

The number of people affected by the storm.


The number of provinces impacted by the typhoon.


How many cities in the Philippines are affected by the tragedy.


The number of municipalities in the Philippines facing destruction.

Nearly 2 million

The number of people displaced after the typhoon and in need of food.


How many people are now at evacuation centers.

4 million

The number of children affected by the typhoon, according to the U.N.


The number of corpses each five-person team will be required to handle starting Saturday in the Philippines, as part of an effort to identify and bury the dead,  according to the state-run Philippine News Agency.


The official death toll in hard-hit Tacloban, but thousands are feared dead in the city.


The number of Tacloban survivors who were evacuated and arrived in Cebu Friday aboard a Philippine naval ship.


The population of Tacloban before the storm.


The size of the U.S. military crew aboard the USS George Washington, which has arrived in Philippine waters. Eight other smaller ships traveled with the aircraft carrier, and together they have 80 aircraft, including 21 helicopters that can deliver supplies to survivors.


The number of U.S. Marines already on the ground in the Philippines helping relief efforts.


How many additional U.S. Marines are expected to arrive next week aboard the USS Germantown and USS Ashland.

$26+ million

How much money Americans have donated to the relief effort, so far.

15 feet

The height of the storm surge in some places.

195 mph – 235 mph

The sustained winds and how powerful the wind gusts were when Super Typhoon Haiyan hit.

3.5 times

The typhoon winds were more than three times as strong as Hurricane Katrina here in the U.S.

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