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Viet Nam: Flash Flood: 2004/07/21 Country Information on DRR

Period 2004/07/21
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline Death toll rises to 20 after a flash flood in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang. The flooding injured 10 people, swept away 16 houses, and damaged many road sections as well as residents' property and crops.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Relief Web 2004/07/24
Missing:18 people
Wounded:10 people
Destroyed: 24 houses
Total losses: 130 billion Vietnamese dong (nearly 8.3 million US dollars).

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OCHA Relief Web 2004/07/24
The flash flood in Vietnam's northern Ha Giang province on July 19 has left at least 30 dead and 18 others missing, said the provincial steering committee on flood and storm prevention on Saturday.

OCHA Relief Web 2004/07/23
Vietnam flood toll hits 29, more still missing

Reuters Alertnet 2004/07/21
Rescuers in Vietnam have retrieved 18 bodies and widened their search for 16 people still missing after flash floods struck northern Vietnam, state-run television said on Wednesday.

Vietnam News Agency 2004/07/22
Death toll rises to 20 after flash flood in Ha Giang

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