Viet Nam

AHA Centre Situation Update No. 2: Typhoon Doksuri, Viet Nam, Monday, 18 Sept 2017, 12:00 hrs (UTC+7)

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1. HIGHLIGHTS

  • Typhoon Doksuri has caused significant impact with the details as follow: 9 death, 4 missing, 112 people injured, 1,185 houses collapsed, 152,559 houses damaged and 10,923 houses flooded;

  • The worst hit area were Ha Tinh and Quang Binh Provinces.

  • The national and local government along has provided relief activities to the affected population

  • The weather situation is improving in Viet Nam and the impact of the Typhoon is within the capacity of national government.

2. SUMMARY OF DISASTER EVENT

Typhoon Doksuri with maximum sustained winds of 135 kph (wind gust up to 185 kph) has made landfall in the afternoon of Friday 15 September 2017 in Viet Nam. The worst hit area were Ha Tinh and Quang Binh.

Based on the latest information from Department of Natural Resources Prevention and Protection (DNDPC) the impact from Typhoon Doksuri are as follow:

  • Total of 9 people death with details:

2 each from Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa, and Quang Binh provinces
1 each from Nghe An and Thua Thien Hue

  • Four (4) people missing from Quang Binh; and

  • 112 people injured.