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Viet Nam: Flood: 2009/07/05 Country Information on DRR

Period 2009/07/05
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy rains triggering floods and landslides in mountainous northern regions of Vietnam have killed at least 15 people, destroyed houses and damaged roads, the government and state-run radio said on 5 July 2009.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Government of Vietnam
Dead: 22
Missing: 13
Injured: 2
Collapsed houses: 19
Flooded houses: 509

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Government of Vietnam
As of 5 July 2009, rains in the northern areas has decreased and flood has been down.

Reuters AlertNet 2009/07/05
About 300 people were forced to leave homes destroyed in landslides, provincial roads were eroded and small fields of rice, corn and cassava in the three provinces were damaged, the report said.

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OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/07/06
Vietnam: Floods (as of 5 July 2009)


UNOSAT 2009/07/11
Flash-Flood Affected Areas in Nguyen Phuc, Bach Thong, Bac Kan Province, Viet Nam (as of 11 July 2009)