Typhoon Yolanda - One Year On: From Relief To Recovery To Reconstruction

Publication | November 2014

While expectations for rapid rehabilitation are high, recovery from a disaster of the magnitude of Yolanda is a tremendous challenge, and will remain so for several years to come.

 Citable URL

The postdisaster period can be categorized into three phases: moving from immediate Relief, through Recovery, to Reconstruction.

Four to 5 years for reconstruction is typical of disasters of the scale experienced from Typhoon Yolanda, and full economic recovery will likely extend beyond the reconstruction phase.


Additional Details

  • Environment
  • Disasters
  • Typhoon Haiyan
  • Philippines
  • ARM146879-2

Subscribe to our monthly digest of latest ADB publications.

Follow ADB Publications on social media.