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Viet Nam : Typhoon : 2001/11/12
GLIDE: ST-2001-000624-VNM  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2001/11/12
Viet Nam
Name Typhoon
Outline The strongest typhoon to hit Vietnam in 15 years has killed at least two people, destroyed houses and uprooted trees on Monday after killing hundreds in the neighboring Philippines, local officials said.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report 2001/11/13
Dead: 20 persons
Injured: 83 people
Evacuated: 562 families
Destroyed: 2,636 houses
Damaged: 12,000 houses

Close to 30,000 ha of rice paddy and other crops have been ruined.
Some 145 boats have reportedly been washed away.
Approximately 650 schools have been destroyed or damaged.

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