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Viet Nam: Flood: 2003/11/14 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/11/14
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Flood
Outline Floods sweeping much of Vietnam in the past two days have killed at least 33 people, blocked traffic on the north-south highway and halted coffee harvesting in the Central Highlands.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2003/11/15
Dead: about 150 people
OCHA Situation Report No.4 2003/11/14
The casualties and damage by the floods in the past two days are:
Ninh Thuan: 9 killed and 10 missing
Binh Dinh: 3 killed
Phu Yen: 3 killed
Khanh Hoa: 3 injured
Binh Dinh:74 houses collapsed
Phu Yen:6 boats swept away
Khanh Hoa:41 houses collapsed; 4 boats sunk; and railway lines damaged

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BBC news 2003/11/15
Vietnam following devastating floods killed about 50 people.

OCHA Situation Report No.4 2003/11/14
The floods have also inundated many areas, causing great damage to infrastructure, boats and transportation.

Reuters Alertnet 2003/11/15
Vietnam flood toll hits 50, traffic resumes

Nhan Dan News 2003/11/14
Ninh Thuan was worst hit with six deaths, one missing and about 23,000 houses and thousands of hectares of crops submerged in the water

Vietnam News Agency 2003/11/14
Torrential rains over the past few days have inundated Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, Quang Ngai, Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen, Lam Dong, Binh Dinh and Gia Lai.

BBC News 2003/11/14
At least 15 people have been killed and four are missing in floods that have swept central Vietnam in the last two days.

Reuters Alertnet 2003/11/14
Vietnam floods kill 33, halt coffee harvest