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Viet Nam: Flash Flood: 2002/09/21 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/09/21
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline Flash floods and landslides killed at least 21 people in central Vietnam this week while another 13, mostly children, drowned in Mekong Delta floods that have left thousands short of food.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/09/23
Dead: about 50 people
Houses, roads and crops have been swept away, and tens of thousands of people have been affected.

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CNN news 2002/09/28
A Vietnamese man is being hailed as a hero after dying while rescuing 25 people from a flood.

Reuters News 2002/09/24
Flood-prone Vietnam's death toll tops 200

Voice of Viet Nam 2002/09/24
Severe floods cause havoc to central region

Yahoo asia News 2002/09/23
Central Vietnam braces for more rain after floods kill 65

BBC news 2002/09/23
More flooding deaths in Vietnam

CNN News 2002/09/23
Flash floods and landslides in central Vietnam have killed 49 people.

nhandan News 
Floods in the Mekong River delta have killed at least 55 people, mainly children.

Yahoo asia News 2002/09/21
Floods and landslides in Vietnam kill at least 34