Viet Nam

AHA Centre Situation Update No. 2: Typhoon Doksuri, Viet Nam, Saturday, 16 Sept 2017, 17:00 hrs (UTC+7)

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1. HIGHLIGHTS

  • Typhoon Doksuri has made landfall in Viet Nam as Category 1 Typhoon with maximum sustained wind of 135 kph;

  • Four (4) persons reported dead, and 21 persons injured;

  • Thirty-three (33) houses collapsed and 121.289 houses damaged;

  • Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited the hard-hit province today

  • Assessment of the impact is still on going;

  • The government is mobilising resources to serve the affected community. At this stage, the impact of the typhoon is within the capacity of the 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 areas are Ha Tinh and Quang Binh.
As per this morning 16 November, based on the initial update by the government of Viet Nam through Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control (DNDPC) confirmed the following:

  • Four (4) persons reported dead, and 21 persons are injured;

  • Houses collapsed: 33 houses (Quang Binh:14, Quang Tri: 18, Hue:1);

  • Damaged House: 121.289 houses (Nge An: 210, Ha Tinh: 69.112, Quang Binh: 49.155, Quang Tri: 2.204, Thua Thien Hue: 608);

  • Inundated House: 6.271 Houses (Hai Phong: 700, Nghe An 65, Ha Tinh: 3.968, Quang Binh: 1.500, Quang Tri: 17);

  • Power Lines: 1.142 low voltage power line collapsed, and 1.703 low voltage power lines are inclined, around 1.307.000 people do not have access on electricity; and

  • Agriculture: 2.240 Ha crops damaged (Hai Phong: 70ha, Nge An: 1.788ha, Quang Tri: 361ha, Hue: 21ha).