Vietnam - Flood in central region (DG ECHO, government, media) (Echo Daily Flash of 22 October 2019)

  • Flooding triggered by heavy rain affected several parts of central Vietnam in the past week. Nghe An Province was the hardest hit with 3 deaths and 5 people injured
  • 5,250 houses were flooded, 2,819 hectares of crops and 1,668 hectares of aquatic farms. Several landslides were also reported as a result.
  • Thunderstorms are forecast over southern Vietnam on 22 October and schools in Huong Son and Huong Khe districts of Ha Tinh province have been closed as a result.