Visualised: the world responds to Typhoon Haiyan on Twitter

When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines on November 7 it was the strongest tropical storm ever to hit land. Thousands of people have called for help and donations on Twitter. This interactive map shows every geotagged Tweet mentioning the word ‘help’ (in 22 different languages) combined with key terms around the disaster. Click on a region to see how the message spread on Twitter.

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