About James Francis Warren

James Francis Warren is Emeritus Professor in Southeast Asian Modern History at Murdoch University.

The Philippines

Haiyan’s lingering aftermath


Fifteen months after super typhoon Haiyan battered the Philippines, life on the devastated Visayan Islands struggles to return to normal, reports JAMES FRANCIS WARREN. On 8 November 2013, the most powerful cyclonic storm on record to make landfall in the Philippine archipelago—Haiyan, named Yolanda in the Philippines—struck the Visayan Islands. Moving on a west-north-westerly trajectory, […]