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Viet Nam: Flash Flood: 2008/10/18 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/10/18
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline Flash floods from heavy rains in central Vietnam in October have killed at least seven people, the government said.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Government of Vietnam 2008/10/23
Floods claimed 13 lives in central region. The floods have submerged nearly 14,500 houses, damaged and washed away 168 others

CCFSC 2008/10/19
Heavy rain and flooding in central provinces from 15 to 19 October, 11 people were killed and 3 were missing.

Reuters AlertNet 2008/10/19
Three provinces Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai were the hardest hit with ten thousands of homes submerged under water on 18 October 2008.

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OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/10/20
Vietnam: Flash Floods (as of 20 October 2008)