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Typhoon Haiyan and the language of disaster

A lie repeated often and confidently enough can become widely mistaken for the truth, becoming a belief that obscures the facts. False beliefs about disaster follow this model; their poison is concentrated in a few oft-deployed words, notably "mobs," "panic" and "looting."<p>This poison is being …

Typhoon Haiyan's impact revealed in before-and-after satellite images

Several hours before Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines on Nov. 7, DigitalGlobe activated FirstLook, an online service that provides satellite imagery of large scale disasters. Their satellites collected more than 7,300 square miles of imagery in the areas hardest hit by the typhoon — …

In pictures: Super Typhoon Haiyan brings devastation to the Philippines - Telegraph

Typhoon Haiyan in Pictures

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Typhoon Haiyan in Pictures

Typhoon Haiyan in Pictures