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Viet Nam, Floods in Hanoi

23:58 Jul 31 2018 Hanoi

Viet Nam, Floods in Hanoi Viet Nam, Floods in Hanoi
Description
Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) / CCNDPC reported flooding in Hanoi, across Chuong My, Quoc Oai, and Thach That districts. The flooding was caused due to discharge from Bui and Tich River, which at its peak reached 7.52 m (or 1 m higher than third warning level).

At least 14000 families have been temporarily displaced due to the inundation area. Many construction, transportation and irrigation works suffered heavy damages. At least 1300 ha rice fields, 260 ha vegetables fields, and 555 ha of aquaculture areas were damaged. Around 3 km of roads, 9,400 canals and 33 bridges were also damaged.

Hanoi city authority has provided 10000 sand bags and undertaking various measures to strengthen the embankment. They have also provided relief items to the affected population.
Additional Data
Country: Vietnam
Affected Area / Region: Hanoi

Casualties

Affected Families: 14000
Affected Persons: 51240
Displaced Persons: 51240

Damages

Damaged infrastructure (e.g. road, water network): Around 3 km of roads, 9,400 canals and 33 bridges were also damaged.Loss of livelihood sources: At least 1300 ha rice fields, 260 ha vegetables fields, and 555 ha of aquaculture areas were damaged.

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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