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07 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

At least 4 children dead, 2 are missing, and an estimated 1 million children affected by one of the worst storms to hit Viet Nam

Ha Noi (Viet Nam), 7th November 2017 – Typhoon Damrey that has battered Viet Nam is likely to be one of the worst storms to strike the country’s central‐southern coastal region in years. According to the latest report from Vietnamese authorities, at least 4 children died and 2 are still missing.

07 Nov 2017 description
report Government of Japan
  1. Today, November 6, upon the request of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, the Government of Japan has decided to provide emergency relief goods (water purifiers) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to Viet Nam in response to the damages caused by the recent typhoon.

07 Nov 2017 description
report Viet Nam News

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The heavy toll exacted by typhoon Damrey continued to rise, with the number of deaths counted at 49 people yesterday.

The latest available update from the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disasters Prevention and Control also listed 27 people as missing and at least 64 others injured since Saturday, when the storm made landfall in the south-central region, its impacts spreading to the central, Central Highlands and southern regions.

07 Nov 2017 description
report Viet Nam News

Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Many streets in HCM City were submerged under 1.65 metres of water due to rising tides in the early morning on Monday, causing traffic jams and flooding of residents’ houses and stalled motorbikes.

The tides flooded many streets and alleys in city districts, such as Trần Xuân Soạn and Huỳnh Tấn Phát streets in District 7; Lê Văn Lương, Nguyễn Bình and Nhơn Đức-Phước Lộc streets in Nhà Bè District; Hồ Học Lãm Street in Bình Tân District; and many sections of National Highway No 50 in Bình Chánh District.

06 Nov 2017 description

Summary

The AHA Centre Disaster Monitoring & Response System (DMRS) has recognized that Typhoon Damrey (28) stopped on 4 November 2017, 19.00 (UTC+7), and damages in provinces in Central-South of Vietnam were sustained.

AHA Centre has cancelled the alert status to Typhoon Damrey (28) and shifting towards monitoring and emergency response situation on the ground through close coordination with Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control of Vietnam.

Updates will be provided should the situation escalate.

06 Nov 2017 description
  • Due to the passage of tropical cyclone DAMREY between 31 October and 5 November, the death toll has reached 49 in Vietnam, with 22 people still missing (media reports as of 6 November at 6.00 UTC).

  • At least 35 000 people have been evacuated and almost 80 000 houses have been damaged in the affected provinces of Khan Hoa, Ninh Thuan and Phu Yen. Media also reported that several roads have been closed and power outages have been affecting the area.

06 Nov 2017 description

This update is issued on behalf of the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Viet Nam. It covers the period for 3-6 November 2017. Another update will be shared once new information become available.

  • 4.3 million people estimated as being affected

  • 381,000 people in need of assistance

  • 13 provinces in the South-Central regions and the Central Highlands severely affected

  • 116,223 houses damaged or flooded

05 Nov 2017 description
report Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI – The Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, on Thursday, held an urgent meeting to prepare for storm no. 12, internationally known as Damrey.

At the meeting, Hoàng Đức Cường, director of the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF), said that the tropical depression in the southern provinces’ sea had weakened to a low pressure zone.

On the other hand, the tropical depression on the East Sea (South China Sea) had strengthened to become storm No. 12 or the Damrey storm on Thursday morning.

05 Nov 2017 description

Summary

The AHA Centre Disaster Monitoring & Response System (DMRS) has recognized that Typhoon Damrey (28) stopped on 4 November 2017, 19.00 (UTC+7), and damages in provinces in Central-South of Vietnam were sustained.

This is the final update for alert status to Typhoon Damrey (28).

AHA Centre will continue to monitor the emergency response situation on the ground. Updates will be provided should the situation escalate

AHA Centre insight for Tropical Storm Damrey (28)

Vietnam

04 Nov 2017 description
report Viet Nam News

SOUTH CENTRAL REGION — At least 20 people have died and 17 are missing as Typhoon Damrey, the 12th to emerge from the East Sea this year, made landfall this morning in the south-central province of Khánh Hoà.

Located directly in the storm’s path, Khánh Hoà alone has reported 12 fatalities, while the coastal province of Bình Định and the Central Highlands province of Lâm Đồng have reported five and three deaths respectively, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

04 Nov 2017 description

Summary

The AHA Centre Disaster Monitoring & Response System (DMRS) maintained the alert level “WARNING” for Tropical Storm Damrey (TS 28), which has transformed into Typhoon on 4 November 2017, 03.49 (UTC +7).

03 Nov 2017 description
report Viet Nam News

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The power of storm No 12, internationally called storm Damrey, which is forecasted to hit the central and southern regions, has been strengthened and it is moving toward the west, according to National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

At 7am on Friday morning, the storm was some 450km off the coast of Khánh Hòa and Ninh Thuận provinces to the east. The strongest wind power near the storm’s eye has reached level 11 and 12 of 18 (100-135km per hour), with a gust of up to level 15 (167-183km per hour).

03 Nov 2017 description
  • Tropical cyclone DAMREY continued moving west strengthening as a Typhoon. On 3 November at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 470 km east of Nha Trang (South Central Coast region, Vietnam) and it had maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h.

03 Nov 2017 description

Countries at Risk

Vietnam (VN), landfall est. 4 Nov 2017 Cambodia (KH), landfall est. 5 Nov 2017

Provinces at Risk

Khanh Hoa (VN) 1.174 million people Ninh Thuan (VN) 569,000 people Dac Lac (VN) 1.771 million people Lam Dong (VN) 1.218 million people

Key Cities at Risk

Nha Trang (VN) Khanh Hoa 283,441 Cam Ranh (VN) Ninh Thuan 146,771

Key Infrastructures at Risk

  • Nha Trang Int’l Airport / NHA (VN)

02 Nov 2017 description

JTWC Summary: TROPICAL STORM 28W (DAMREY), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 401 NM EAST- SOUTHEAST OF DA NANG, VIETNAM, HAS TRACKED WESTWARD AT 09 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 021800Z IS 16 FEET. NEXT WARNINGS AT 030300Z, 030900Z, 031500Z AND 032100Z.

02 Nov 2017 description

SUMMARY

The AHA Centre Disaster Monitoring & Response System (DMRS) increased the alert level to “WATCH” for Tropical Storm Twenty-eight (TS 28), considering the following parameters:

• TS 28 maximum wind speed is estimated at 139 km/h • Safir-Simpson Category: Category 1

• The total rainfall accumulation associated to the storm may bring extreme rainfall

• GDACS estimated a maximum of 0.7 m storm surge may be observed in Dong Hai at 03 November 2017 23:00 LT.