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Viet Nam, Storm in Northeastern Viet Nam

17:00 Feb 18 2019 Northeastern Viet Nam

Description
According to the quick report of the Standing Office of the Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption and Rescue of the provinces of Tuyen Quang, Bac Kan, Lao Cai and Thai Nguyen, heavy rain from the night of February 17 has damaged: About people: 05 injured (Lao Cai: 02 people, Thai Nguyen: 01 person, Bac Kan: 02 people.

- Back to the house:
+ Houses damaged over 70%: 35 houses (Lao Cai: 23 houses; Tuyen Quang: 12 houses).
+ Houses suffered from 50-70% loss: 14 houses (Lao Cai).
+ Houses suffered from 30-50%: 140 houses (Lao Cai: 96 houses; Tuyen Quang: 44 houses).
+ Damaged houses below 30%: 3,436 houses (Lao Cai: 676 houses; Thai Nguyen: 571 houses; Tuyen Quang: 1,546 houses; Bac Kan: 643 houses).

- Education: 17 schools are affected; 08 classrooms were damaged and 12 function rooms were damaged.

- Health: 01 affected medical facility (Thai Nguyen).

- Culture: 10 cultural houses affected (Lao Cai: 5 houses; Thai Nguyen: 01 house; Tuyen Quang: 04 houses)

- About agriculture:
+ Flooded and damaged rice: 1.84 ha (Lao Cai);
+ Crops were flooded and damaged: 4.64 ha (Lao Cai: 4.56 ha; Bac Kan: 0.08 ha);
+ Flowers and ornamental plants of all kinds: 60 trees (Thai Nguyen)
+ Concentrated fruit trees: 54.4 ha (Lao Cai);

- About breeding: 1,597 birds died, swept away (Lao Cai: 1,097 children, Thai Nguyen: 500 children).

- Irrigation: 50m of canal is damaged;

- Traffic: 50m of roads are landslide;

- Industry: 27 electric poles were broken, poured (Lao Cai: 15 columns; Thai Nguyen: 5 columns; Tuyen Quang: 4 columns; Bac Kan: 3 columns)

Initial damage is estimated at about VND 16 billion (excluding the estimated value of damage in Tuyen Quang province).
Additional Data
Country: Vietnam
Affected Area / Region: Northeastern Viet Nam

Casualties

Injured: 5
Affected Families: 3625
Affected Persons: 18125

Damages

Damaged houses: 3625Damaged educational facilities (e.g. schools): 17Damaged medical facilities (e.g. hospital): 1Damaged public buildings / facilities: 10Cost of Damage (USD): 689,688

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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