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11 Oct 1985 description


UNDRO 85/2244

VIETNAM - TYPHOON/FLOODS -
UNDRO SITREP NO. 1 -
11 OCTOBER 1985

SITUATION
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1. TEN PROVINCES IN NORTHERN VIETNAM, IN PARTICULAR HA NAM MINH,
THANH HOA, HAI HUNG AND HA BAC, WERE HIT BY HEAVY RAINS/FLOODS
FROM 7 TO 15 SEPTEMBER AND BY A TYPHOON ON 1 OCTOBER 1985.

2. GOVERNMENT OF VIETNAM HAS REQUESTED UNDRO TO LAUNCH APPEAL
FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

3. FIRST ASSESSMENT INDICATES: 93 DEAD AND 1,853,000 PEOPLE
SERIOUSLY AFFECTED. 1,405 HOUSES DESTROYED AND 120,170 FLOODED.