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Viet Nam: Typhoon: 2008/09/28 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/09/28
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Typhoon
Outline In Vietnam, the death toll from flash floods and landslides triggered by typhoon Hagupit has jumped to 32 with another five people missing, official reports said on 28 September 2008.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
CCFSC 2008/09/29
Dead: 41
Missing: 5
Injuerd: 61
Collapsed and washed away houses: 1,339
Flooded and damaged houses: 10,351

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CCFSC 2008/09/29
According to the CCFSC’s flash report issued on September 29, 2008, the total number of deaths caused by Hagupit now reaches 41.

Reuters AlertNet 2008/09/28
Thousands of homes were either washed away or destroyed by heavy rains and landslides in northern Vietnam.