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Affected countries: Viet Nam
Between October and December 2010, at least 12 provinces of Viet Nam suffered from storms and floods, in which about 355 people died or went missing, and nearly 600 people were injured. The three most affected provinces were Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Quang Binh, where 79 per cent of damages and losses…
Affected countries: Thailand, Viet Nam
Tropical Storm Mindulle evolved rapidly from a tropical depression in the East Sea of Viet Nam early in the morning of 23 August 2010. On 24 August, the storm made landfall in Viet Nam’s South‐Northern and North‐Central provinces, prompting the evacuation of more than 30,287 people. The most…
Affected countries: China, Philippines, Viet Nam
On 17 July 2010, the Philippines Government reported an Active Low Pressure Area (ALPA) east of the country’s Aurora Province (Govt, 17 Jul 2010). The ALPA caused heavy rains and strong winds across the province, which triggered flash floods in six Barangays of Dinalan and one Barangay in Baler…
Affected countries: China, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam
Typhoon Conson (locally known as Basyang), struck on 13 Jul 2010, sweeping across Luzon (northern island of the Philippines), leaving some 100 people dead and affecting close to 115,000 families in 12 provinces. (IFRC, 27 Dec 2010) The typhoon weakened into a tropical storm as it moved out of the…
Affected countries: Viet Nam
In early May 2010, Viet Nam’s Northern provinces of Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Lao Cai and Tuyen Quang, among others, were hit by whirlwinds and torrential rains, causing damage of more than 16 billion VND (Govt, 14 May 2010). By 19 May 2010, it was estimated that 6,000 homes were destroyed or damaged by…