Details of Disaster Information


Viet Nam : Flood : 2015/07/26
GLIDE: FL-2015-000098-VNM 
Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia): ERADRC000031 DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2015/07/26
Country
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District
Viet Nam
Name Flood
Outline At least 14 people have been killed in the worst flooding for 40 years in Vietnam's northern Quang Ninh province.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
ECHO 2015/8/11

Damaged Houses: Approx. 8,000 houses
UNOCHA, UN Country Team in Viet Nam 2015/08/07
Dead: 32
Missing: 3
Injured: 48
Agriculture areas damaged: 15,414ha
Irrigation system damaged: 55,877m

UNOCHA, UN Country Team in Viet Nam 2015/08/05
Dead: 30 Fully damaged houses: 150
Partially damaged houses: 12,712


Related Links
Report/Articles
  • ECHO 2015/8/11
    Damaged House: Approx. 8,000 houses
  • UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Country Team in Viet Nam 2015/08/07
    Vietnam: Heavy Rainfall and Flooding in Northern Viet Nam | Situation Report No.3 (as of 7 August 2015)
  • UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Country Team in Viet Nam 2015/08/05
    Vietnam: Heavy Rainfall and Flooding in Northern Viet Nam | Situation Report No.2 (as of 5 August 2015)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Nations 2015/08/05
    The Viet Nam Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control reported that 17 people have died with 8 others injured due to torrential rain, floods and landslides that happened in Quang Ninh as the most affected province.
  • UN Development Programme 2015/08/03
    Vietnam: Heavy Rainfall and Flooding in Northern Viet Nam | Situation Report No.1 (as of 3 August 2015)
  • Viet Nam News 2015/08/03
    Continuous torrential rains and floods over the weekend have left three people dead and six injured in the northern mountainous provinces of Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Son La and Lao Cai. The natural calamity also resulted in the collapse and submergence of hundreds of houses in the northern region.
    Earlier, 17 others died and eight were injured in Quang Ninh Province due to torrential rains that started on July 26 and became the province\\\'s worst disaster in the last 40 years.
  • IFRC 2015/07/31
    So far the flooding has left 17 people dead and eight missing. Almost 4,000 houses, schools and hospital buildings have been flooded and over 1,000 hectares of crops and aquaculture has been damaged. Current economic losses are estimated to be VND 1 trillion (USD 45.8 million).
  • AFP 2015/07/28
    Three more people were missing and a number of local tourists remained stranded on nearby Co To island, which is cut off from the mainland due to torrential rain.
Geographycal Data Information
  • UNOSAT 2015/08/05
    Overview of Flood Waters Near Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam (4 Aug 2015)
  • UNOSAT 2015/08/05
    Overview of Flood Waters Along Northern Coast, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam (5 Aug 2015)
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