Details of Disaster Information


Viet Nam : Flash Flood : 2005/12/14
GLIDE: FF-2005-000207-VNM  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/12/14
Country
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District
Viet Nam
Name Flash Flood
Outline Flash floods triggered by prolonged rains have killed at least 11 people in central Vietnam and delayed the coffee harvest in the Central Highlands, state media and officials said on 14 December.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/12/21
    Floods have killed six more people in Vietnam's Central Highlands coffee belt, taking the death toll in the central region to 60 over the last 10 days, but officials said on Wednesday the important coffee crop was not affected.
  • BBC News 2005/12/17
    At least 41 people have been killed by floods and landslides in central Vietnam in recent weeks, officials say.
    They say at least six other people are still missing across several provinces.
    More than 30,000 hectares (74,000 acres) of newly-planted rice crops have been flooded out since the rains began in late November.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/12/16
    Flash floods triggered by prolonged rains in central Vietnam have killed at least 32 people in recent weeks and damaged rice crops, officials said on Friday.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/12/16
    Flash floods triggered by prolonged rains in central Vietnam have killed at least 32 people in recent weeks and damaged rice crops, officials said on Friday.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/12/14
    Floods kill 11 in Vietnam, delays coffee harvest