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07 Aug 2017 description
While authorities estimate that at least 228 houses collapsed or were swept away in the region, Red Cross teams in Yen Bai, Son La and Lai Chau began repairing homes and providing temporary shelter.
16 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The El Niño-induced drought and saline intrusion emergency has adversely impacted the lives of some two million people, including 520,000 children, in the 18 most affected provinces.
18 Oct 2016 description
According to local authorities, at least 21 people have died and 18 were injured after the floods inundated more than 27,000 houses in the provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue and Quang Binh.
20 Nov 2013 description
Since 14-17 November, flooding occurred in central of Vietnam leaving at least 42 people dead, 5 missing and 66 injured. Water is now receding from most of the affected districts.
13 Nov 2013 description
Most of the international stakeholders will not implement any specific response activity, and they will keep focusing on the communities affected by previous typhoons Wutip and Nari.
08 Nov 2013 description
Typhoon Haiyan is forecast to hit the same provinces affected by two major storms in October, which are currently experiencing heavy rains and flash floods due to a tropical depression.
23 Oct 2013 description
Typhoons Wutip and Nari hit Viet Nam within two weeks, causing significant damage. Almost 120,000 people were affected by Wutip, while assessments are still underway for Nari.
14 Oct 2013 description
The district of Quang Binh - the most affected by Typhoon Wutip and still covered in debris - has ordered the evacuation of 27,000 people. Nari is predicted to make landfall on Tuesday morning.
14 Sep 2012 description
report World Bank
SUBMITTED BY DAVID OLIVIER TREGUER ON THU, 09/13/2012 - 14:30 Ninh Binh Province was hit by severe flooding two weeks ago, like many other regions in Vietnam. It was yet another sharp reminder that Vietnam will increasingly be facing the effects of climate change. However, as we were visiting the...