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Duration 1998/11 A low-pressure front in the south of the South China Sea developed into typhoon Dawn on 19 November 1998. The wind velocity reached 8 to 9 of the Beaufort scale. Country or District Viet Nam Name Typhoon
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others OCHA Situation Report No.1 98/11/24 *As of 23 November, 102 people were reported killed, 14 injured and 2 missing. *416,428 houses were damaged and 1,321 destroyed. *The economic loss is estimated at more than USD 18 million. Govt. Viet Nam Preliminary Report on Typhoon Dawn People killed: 87
People injured: 8
People missing: 4
Houses flooded: 381,509
Houses collapsed: 608
Houses damaged: 1,128
- OCHA Situation Report No. 6 - 01 December 1998
The snow level is 1-3 cm in the valleys and up to 13 cm in the mountain areas. The water levels in the rivers are decreasing.
- OCHA Situation Report No. 8 - 01 December 1998
The Government has purchased 110 apartments for the displaced people.
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