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Viet Nam : Flood : 2002/10/09
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Duration 2002/10/09
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District
Viet Nam
Name Flood
Outline Floods have killed 116 people, including 104 children, in Vietnam's Mekong Delta provinces.Floods also caused damages estimated at more than 115.4 billionVietnamese dong (VND) (US$7.69 million),

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Human Impact Physical Impact Others
ABC news online 2002/10/13
Dead: 132 people
(in the provinces of An Giang and Dong Thap)

40,000 houses were submerged and traffic disrupted.

English Eastday.com 2002/10/09
Dead: 116 people
(including 104 children)

Floods caused damages estimated at more than 115.4 billionVietnamese dong (VND) (US$7.69 million).

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