Situation Update No. 4: Typhoon Damrey, Viet Nam - Sunday, 12 November 2017, 18:00 hrs (UTC+7)


• As of 12 November 2017, the Viet Nam Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control (CCNDPC) maintained the following numbers of casualties, damages and impacts due to Typhoon Damrey: death-toll, 104 people; 19 people still missing and 197 injured; at total 141,139 houses collapsed and/or damaged; 9,163 ha of paddy area flooded; 20,783 ha of vegetable and other agricultural areas damaged; 1,345 ships sink or damaged; 205,141 meters of canals and embankments damaged; 92 irrigation dams (various sizes).

• The AHA Centre Disaster Response and Monitoring System (DMRS) confirmed the analysis from National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecast (NCHMF) regarding the slowdown of Tropical Depression 30, at 56 kph on Sunday, 12 November 2017. Current forecast suggests the maximum sustained wind speed on Monday, 13 November 2017 will be around 28 kph.

• As of 12 November 2017, the AHA Centre have conducted assessment on several locations in Khanh Hoa Province, including Nha Trang City, Ninh Hoa and Ninh Dien. In general, situations are improving with debris management underway, road access has been restored and coastal communities implement early-recovery efforts. It is recommended for humanitarian partners to start in-depth assessment for livelihood and subsequent recovery supports.