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Viet Nam: Flood: 2013/09/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/09/06
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Flood
Outline At least 21 people have been killed as flash floods and landslides ravaged mountainous areas in northern Vietnam.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA 2013/09/09
Landslides and floods in Vietnam have killed at least 29 people as heavy rain soaked northern and central areas.

Vietnam Government 2013/09/07
According to the National Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention, as of September 7, torrential rains, floods and landslides in northern provinces have led to 25 deaths in which Lao Cai saw the highest number of casualties, with 10.

AFP 2013/09/06
About 37 houses have been destroyed along with more than 1,700 hectares (4,200 acres) of crops.