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Viet Nam: Flood: 2003/10/18 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/10/18
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Flood
Outline Floods and torrential rains have killed at least 38 people and marooned thousands of families in central Vietnam, officials said on Saturday.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Situation Report No.2 2003/10/22
As of today, the death toll has increased to 46 with 29 injured.

Reuters Alertnet 2003/10/20
Floods in central Vietnam have killed 38 people, submerged thousands of homes, washed away roads and damaged scores of ancient houses in a 16th century trading town.

Reuters Alertnet 2003/10/18
The severe weather also destroyed about 8,000 hectares (20,000 acres) of crops in the two hardest hit provinces of Binh Dinh and Quang Ngai in central Vietnam.