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Viet Nam: Flood: 2012/09/03 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/09/03
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Flood
Outline Torrential rains since Monday in coastal areas of Veitnam have killed at least six people and left three others missing, the Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control reported on the morning of 7 September 2012.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2012/09/09
Heavy rains and floods have killed at least 16 people and injured 38 others in Vietnam\'s northern and central provinces.

Government of Vietnam 2012/09/07
Rains and floods have inundated more than 1,200 houses, 10,500 hectares of crops and swept away 11 bridges in the province, said local authorities. Landslides have also damaged most of the province\'s major traffic routes, isolating its mountainous areas.