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Viet Nam: Typhoon: 2006/05/19 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/05/19
Country or District Viet Nam
Event Type Typhoon
Outline The Asia-wide death toll from Tropical Storm Chanchu stands at nearly 90, with almost 200 Vietnamese fisherman still missing at sea, as the storm weakened Saturday off southern Japan.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Relief Web 2006/05/24
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem has instructed relevant authorities and localities to continue coordinating activities to search for victims still missing in Typhoon Chanchu.

Reuters AlertNet 2006/05/20
A typhoon that raked the South China Sea has killed at least 104 people, and Vietnamese officials said on Saturday that more than 160 fishermen were still missing and feared dead.

CNN NEWS 2006/05/20
Storm claims 90 lives, 200 missing