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.
Since the end of 2015, dry conditions and a shortage of rainfall have seriously affected Viet Nam. The situation has been worsened by saltwater intrusion in the southern central and Mekong Delta regions.
On the night of 29th October, Typhoon Son-Tinh moved north-east and became tropical depresssion in Mong Cai district, Quang Ninh province.
A total of 11 people were killed or are missing as a result of the typhoon; a further 90 people were injured; 55,680 houses were damaged; more than...
On the night of 28th October, the North and Nothern central parts of Viet Nam were affected by heavy rainfall and strong winds caused by Typhoon Son-Tinh.
The storm brought strong winds and heavy rainfall to 11 central and northern coastal provinces, particularly Nam Dinh, Thai Binh,...
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...
GLIDE n° EP-2012-000045-VNM
Period covered by this operations update: 5 April to 17 April 2012
Appeal target (current):
CHF 758,416 Appeal coverage: 22 per cent (not including pledges in the pipeline).
This emergency appeal was initially launched on 3 April 2012 for CHF...
More than 4,500 houses and offices had their roofs torn off or sustained other damage when whirlwinds and hailstorms caused by a late cold spell hit northern mountain provinces on April 20.
In Lao Cai province, whirlwinds accompanied by hailstorms blew away roofs and damaged more than 2,200 houses...