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Viet Nam : Flash Flood, Flood : 2007/10/28
GLIDE: FF-2007-000201-VNM  FL-2007-000201-VNM
Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia): ERVNMN000001 DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2007/10/28
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Viet Nam
Name Flash Flood, Flood
Outline Flash floods killed at least 13 people and injured 31 in central Vietnam this week and more heavy rain over the next few days could add to the damage, the government said on 1 November 2007.

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Report/Articles
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2007/11/15
    Flooding triggered by torrential rains in Vietnam\'s central region killed 35 local people, left six missing, and injured 28 between Nov. 10 and 14, according to the country\'s Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention on Thursday.
    The floods also inundated some 376,000 houses, damaged over 2, 500 hectares of paddy rice, and isolated some areas in the region.
  • 2007/11/14 CNN.com
    The death toll from weekend floods in central Vietnam rose to 29 on 13th November, at least 80 people have died this month and 221 people since early October.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2007/11/13
    Tens of thousands of homes have been submerged in the fifth major floods since August.
    Deaths this week have raised the regional toll to 332 people, 114 of them since October 26.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2007/11/07
    In the latest inundation since Oct. 26, at least 82 people had been killed in nine provinces and Danang city, provincial disaster management committees said.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2007/11/05
    Floods have killed at least 46 people in central Vietnam in the last 10 days and a typhoon making its way across the South China Sea is forecast to dump more rain this week, reports said on 5 November 2007.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2007/11/01
    Flash floods killed at least 13 people and injured 31 in central Vietnam this week and more heavy rain over the next few days could add to the damage, the government said on 1 November, 2007.
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