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07 Oct 2004 description
report Xinhua

HANOI, Oct 7, 2004 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Floods, which have hit Vietnam's Mekong Delta since August this year, killed 16 people, including 13 children, an official of the Central Steering Committee on Flood and Storm Prevention told Xinhua on Thursday.

15 Sep 2004 description
report Xinhua

HANOI, Sept 15, 2004 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The rescuers have found fifteen people dying in northern Vietnam's big landslide up to local time 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

The landslide occurred in Bat Xat district of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai at 8 p.m.

14 Sep 2004 description

Hanoi (dpa) - Police in northern Vietnam have recovered 10 bodies, and 13 people are still missing after a landslide Monday night, local police said Tuesday.

All 23 were ethnic Dao people living in four houses that were completely buried under the stones and mud after the landslide, said Luu Minh Thien, a local police officer.

The landslide occurred 8 p.m.

24 Jul 2004 description
report Xinhua

HANOI, Jul 24, 2004 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- 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.

As of Friday, the flood, which stroke mainly Yen Minh district, also wounded 19 local people, destroyed 24 houses and nearly 1,200 hectares of crops, swept away 116 buffaloes and bulls, and inundated many local road sections, causing total losses of around 130 billion Vietnamese dong (nearly 8.3 million US dollars).

"We're still …

23 Jul 2004 description

Hanoi (dpa) - The death toll from floods in northern Vietnam has risen to 28 with another 16 missing, district officials said Friday.

23 Jul 2004 description

HANOI, July 23 (Reuters) - Scores of soldiers combing Vietnam's flood-hit north found bodies of 29 people missing after torrential rains hit the area, state media said on Friday.

But hopes were fast fading of finding the 16 still missing in the impoverished mountainous provinces of Ha Giang and Cao Bang on the border with China, it said.

"Now 253 people of the army's special force and policemen are searching for the missing and evacuating residents," Tuan Xuan Hien, an official Ha Giang province, was quoted by state-run Rural Today newspaper on Friday as …

21 Jul 2004 description

Report on damage caused by flash floods in Yen Minh district, Ha Giang province from 18 to 19 Jul 2004

20 Jul 2004 description

REPORT ON FLASH FLOOD SITUATION AND DAMAGE ASSESSMENT IN HA GIANG PROVINCE

19 Jul 2004 description

Prepared by: UNDP/MARD - DISASTER MANAGEMENT UNIT, VIE/97/002