The Philippines

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Mind Map on The Philippines, created by HarrietMackinney on 05/08/2014.

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The Philippines
1 Disasters in The Philippines (1905-2007)
1.1 Droughts
1.1.1 Number of events: 6
1.1.2 Total killed: 8
1.1.3 Total injured: 6
1.1.4 Total homeless: 0
1.1.5 Total affected: 6 million
1.1.6 Damage ($m): 64 000
1.1.7 E.G. April 1998 - 2.5 million severely affected
1.2 Earthquakes
1.2.1 Number of events: 21
1.2.2 Total killed: 9,580
1.2.3 Total injured: 13,051
1.2.4 Total homeless: 3,985
1.2.5 Total affected: 2.25 million
1.2.6 Damage ($m) 844 485
1.2.7 E.G. Manila 1990 - 6,000 killed
1.3 Floods
1.3.1 Number of events: 72
1.3.2 Total killed: 2,716
1.3.3 Total injured: 570
1.3.4 Total homeless: 500,000
1.3.5 Total affected: 11.25 million
1.3.6 Damage ($m) 446 361
1.3.7 E.G. July 1972 - 2.7 million affected
1.4 Slide
1.4.1 Number of events: 25
1.4.2 Total killed: 69
1.4.3 Total homeless: 23,000
1.4.4 Total injured: 381
1.4.5 Damage ($m) 12 258
1.4.6 Total affected: 310,663
1.4.7 E.G. February 2006, 1,126 killed
1.5 Volcano
1.5.1 Number of events: 20
1.5.2 Total killed: 2,996
1.5.3 Total injured: 1,188
1.5.4 Total homeless: 79,000
1.5.5 Total affected: 1.5 million
1.5.6 Damage ($m) 23,961
1.5.7 E.G. Taal, July 2011, 1,335
1.6 Tsunamis
1.6.1 Number of events: 5
1.6.2 Total killed: 69
1.6.3 Total injured: 0
1.6.4 Total affected: 5,250
1.6.5 Damage ($m) 6,000
1.6.6 E.G. Worst Tsunami 1976
1.6.7 Total homeless: 0
1.7 Typhoon
1.7.1 Number of events: 241
1.7.2 Total killed: 35,983
1.7.3 Total injured: 29,178
1.7.4 Total homeless: 6.25 million
1.7.5 Total affected: 86 million
1.7.6 Damage ($m) 9,018,574
1.7.7 E.G. November 1991, 6000 killed
2 Location
2.1 An island arc in Southeast Asia.
2.2 Consists of 7,000 low lying islands.
2.3 Islands at latitudes between 5 and 20 degrees North of the Equator.
2.4 It lies in a belt of tropical cyclones and astride an active plate boundary.
2.5 The dense oceanic Philippine plate is being sub ducted beneath the lighter continental Eurasian plate at a rate of 3 cm per year.
2.6 The Philippines is vulnerable to Earthquakes and has 17 active volcanoes such as Mount Pinatubo because of its location.
2.7 There is a tropical monsoon climate and the country is subject to heavy rainfall.
2.8 Flooding can lead to landslides because of deforestation.
2.8.1 The Philippines has lost 56% of forest cover since 1945
3 Population
3.1 It is a lower-middle-income country which is developing quickly.
3.2 45% of the population are under 18
3.3 Average of 240 people per km squared 2,000 people per km square in the Megacity of Manila

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