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Viet Nam: Typhoon: 1998/11
|Country or District||Viet Nam|
|Outline||A low-pressure front in the south of the South China Sea developed into typhoon Dawn on 19 November 1998. The wind velocity reached 8 to 9 of the Beaufort scale.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|OCHA Situation Report No.1 98/11/24|
|*As of 23 November, 102 people were reported killed, 14 injured and 2 missing.||*416,428 houses were damaged and 1,321 destroyed.||*The economic loss is estimated at more than USD 18 million.|
|Govt. Viet Nam Preliminary Report on Typhoon Dawn|
|People killed: 87
People injured: 8
People missing: 4
|Houses flooded: 381,509
Houses collapsed: 608
Houses damaged: 1,128
OCHA Situation Report No. 6 - 01 December 1998
The snow level is 1-3 cm in the valleys and up to 13 cm in the mountain areas. The water levels in the rivers are decreasing.
Govt. Viet Nam Preliminary Report on Typhoon Dawn
OCHA Situation Report No. 8 - 01 December 1998
The Government has purchased 110 apartments for the displaced people.
UNDP Disaster Management Unit /Viet Nam
OCHA Situation Report No.1 98/11/24
[ERI Emergency Relief Information]
OCHA account No. CO-590.160.1 at the UBS AG, PO Box 2770, CH-1211 Geneva 2, with reference: OCHA - Ukraine - Floods.