Typhoon Morakot

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USS Denver (LPD-9) - Typhoon Morakot
... Beginning on 17 August 2009 Denver started rendering humanitarian assistance to Taiwan due to the destruction caused by Typhoon Morakot ... Denver was tasked independently to render aid, along with two embarked squadrons, HM-14 and HSC-25 ...
Ma Ying-jeou - Presidency, 2008–present - Typhoon Morakot
... Main article Typhoon Morakot#Taiwan 2 Typhoon Morakot, the worst typhoon to strike Taiwan in fifty years, hit Taiwan on August 8, 2009 ... Many news outlets likened Typhoon Morakot to being Ma's "Hurricane Katrina." Editorials and political commentators accused Ma of, among other charges, of poor leadership and poor crisis management ... have been spared, had the Ma administration been aware of the typhoon's seriousness ...