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Viet Nam: Typhoon: 2012/10/28 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/10/28
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Typhoon
Outline On the night of 28 October 2012, the North and Nothern central parts of Viet Nam were affected by heavy rainfall and strong winds caused by Typhoon Son-Tinh. At least two were killed and two went missing.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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UN Country Team in Viet Nam 2012/11/01
A total of 11 people were killed or are missing as a result of the typhoon. And a further 90 people were injured.

Government of Vietnam 2012/10/30
The tropical storm Son Tinh turned into a low depression 29 October after killing four people and injuring seven. In northern and central coastal provinces from Quang Ninh to Nghe An, thousands of houses were damaged, and six people remain missing.

UN Country Team in Viet Nam 2012/10/29
Initial damage is reported in Ha Tinh, Nghe An, Thanh Hoa, Nam Dinh, Thai Binh, Hai Phong and Quang Binh, particularly damages of aqualcultural farms, oil production platforms, ships and boats.