Viet Nam: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2009

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At least 18 people were dead and 13 others missing after incessant rain triggered flash floods and landslides in northern provinces (Govt of Vietnam, 6 Jul 2009)

In September, four days of floods killed at least 17 people and left six missing in central Vietnam. Heavy rains destroyed more than 9,600 homes and flooded some 2,500 hectares of rice and 5,800 hectares of vegetables, officials said. Twenty three fishing boats were reported sunk. (DPA, 28 Sep 2009)

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