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Viet Nam : Flood : 1998/10
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Duration 1998/10
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District
Viet Nam
Name Flood
Outline Heavy rains and floods in the coastal provinces of central Vietnam in mid-October caused significant damage.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Viet Nam - Floods OCHA Situation Report No.1 Nov. 6
On 26 October 1998, 42 people were killed, 3 were missing and 5 were injured or ill. 294 houses collapsed, 5,724 houses were flooded and 482 houses damaged. More than 11,000 hectares of paddy rice were destroyed.

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