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Viet Nam: Flood: 2017/10/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2017/10/12
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy rain in northern and central Vietnam triggered floods and landslides that killed 46 people and 33 people were missing .
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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IFRC 2017/10/16
The death toll from landslides and heavy rain has climbed to 68 as of 15 October.

Reuters 2017/10/13
At least 54 people died and 39 went missing as destructive floods battered northern and central Vietnam this week, the disaster prevention agency said on Friday, 13 October.

Reuters 2017/10/12
Some 317 homes had collapsed, while more than 34,000 other houses were submerged or had been damaged.