What disasters happened in 2013?

Other disasters

  • Solomon Islands earthquake and tsunami (February)
  • Sichuan, China, earthquake (April)
  • Southern Africa drought (May to present)
  • Uttarakhand, India, floods (June)
  • Colorado, U.S., floods (September)
  • Southern Asia floods (October)
  • West Africa drought (ongoing)

What are the five 5 common disasters in the Philippines?

The country’s location also makes it vulnerable to other natural disasters including frequent earthquakes, volcanic eruptions as well as tsunamis, sea-level rise, storm surges, landslides, flooding, and drought.

Under which international framework is RA 10121 or the Philippine disaster risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010?

the National Disaster Risk Management Framework
RA 10121 provides a comprehensive, all-hazard, multi-sectoral, inter-agency, and community-based approach to disaster risk management through the formulation of the National Disaster Risk Management Framework.

In what year did we have the most number of disaster in the Philippines?

The peak number of reported deaths due to natural calamities was reported in 2013 when Typhoon Haiyan hit various regions in the Visayas and Mindanao….Number of deaths caused by natural disasters in the Philippines from 2010 to 2019.

Characteristic Number of deaths

What was the biggest disaster of 2013?

2013 North India floods. In June 2013, a mid-day cloudburst centered on the North Indian state of Uttarakhand caused devastating floods and landslides, becoming the country’s worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami. The rainfall received that month was far greater than the rainfall the state usually received.

What was the worst disaster in 2013?

Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon (JMA scale)
Typhoon Haiyan at its near-record peak intensity while approaching the Philippines on November 7
Formed November 3, 2013
Dissipated November 11, 2013
Highest winds 10-minute sustained: 230 km/h (145 mph) 1-minute sustained: 315 km/h (195 mph)

What is 5 disastrous events in the Philippines?


Rank Storm Dates of impact
1 1881 Haiphong typhoon 1881, September 27–October 6
2 Haiyan/Yolanda 2013 2013, November 7–8
4 Bopha/Pablo 2012 2012, December 2–9
5 Angela Typhoon, 1867 1867, September 20–26

What disaster happened in 2018 in the Philippines?

On 17 July 2018, Tropical Storm Son-tinh (locally known as Henry) made landfall in Cagayan (northeast Philippines).

What made RA 10121 different and drastically effective than PD 1566?

Among the institutional innovations of RA 10121 was the establishment of permanent disaster management offices at all levels of local government in contrast to the disaster management councils before under PD 1566 but, for economic expediency, was maintained at the barangay level.

What was the worst disaster in Philippines history?

1881 Haiphong typhoon

Rank Storm Deaths
1 1881 Haiphong typhoon 20,000
2 Haiyan/Yolanda 2013 6,241
4 Bopha/Pablo 2012 1,901
5 Angela Typhoon, 1867 1,800

What natural disaster happened in 2013?

After starting in late August, the enormous Yosemite Rim fire eventually grew to encompass more than 250,000 acres, gaining it a ranking of the third largest in California history. To put that in perspective, the Rim Fire grew almost as large as all the other 2013 California fires combined (thus far).