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Viet Nam: Typhoon: 2006/12/5 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/12/5
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Typhoon
Outline At least 37 people have died as Tropical Storm Durian lashed Vietnam, sweeping away fishing boats, destroying houses and downing power lines.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles 2006/12/07
The national flood and storm control center said 67 people were confirmed dead and 31 were missing in the aftermath of Typhoon Durian.

Reueters News 2006/12/06
Rescuers searched for scores of missing people after a typhoon swept southern Vietnam with strong winds and rain, killing at least 48 and damaging or destroying thousands of homes, officials said on Wednesday.

BBC NEWS 2006/12/05
Vietnam lashed by tropical storm