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Vietnam, Philippines - Typhoon VAMCO update (DG ECHO, GDACS, NDRRMC, DSWD, Government of Vietnam, NOAA-CPC)

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  • Typhoon Vamco made landfall over northern Quang Binh Province (northern-central Vietnam) on the morning of 15 November with maximum sustained winds up to 130 km/h, continued moving north-west and dissipated over north-eastern Thailand.
  • According to the Authorities of Vietnam, 5 people have been injured (2 in Quang Tri Province and 3 in Quang Nam Province) more than 325,000 people have been evacuated and 55 communes remained without electricity in Quang Binh Province.
  • In addition, following the passage of VAMCO over central Luzon (northern Philippines) on 11 November, the number of deaths stands at 67 and more than 2,700,000 people have been affected. 569,047 individuals are displaced, 304,065 (DSWD) are in evacuation centres and 265,001 (DSWD) are staying at relatives.
  • For the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain is forecast over most parts of Vietnam, particularly the northern Provinces.