Viet Nam

Viet Nam: Floods Central Viet Nam Office of the Resident Coordinator Situation Report No. 1 (as of 31 December 2016)

Situation Report
Originally published



 Since mid-October, a series of five consecutive floods has affected provinces in Central and South-Central Viet Nam and the Central Highlands, resulting in human loss, significant damage to housing and infrastructure, and severe crop and livestock damage and loss.

 The six most affected provinces are Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen - with 10 to 30 per cent of the total population per province estimated to have been affected by one or more floods.

 Relief assistance by the Government has been extensive, but urgent needs on WASH, health, shelter and livelihoods remain, particularly for people affected by the most recent floods early December

 An estimated 1 million people in the six most affected provinces are considered to be in need of short and medium term recovery assistance over the coming months