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Viet Nam, Flooding in Binh Phuoc Province

08:41 Oct 6 2019 Binh Phuoc Province

Description
- Binh Phuoc Province : According to Report No. 108 / BC-PCTT of October 5, 2019 of the Provincial Steering Committee for Fire Prevention and Fighting, due to the widespread rainfall for several consecutive days, floods and floods occurred in the stream area. Brush; Floods started from 05h00 to 9:30 am on October 5, 2019 causing inundation in some areas such as Ho Chi Minh City. Dong Xoai (Tan Dong ward (deepest in 1.6m; Tan Thien ward (where it is deepest in 3m)); Dong Tien commune of Dong Phu district (water level rises quickly and high, about 60-70cm) and has characteristics of fast rising and fast flowing.

- The specific damage situation is as follows: House was inundated with 189 houses (flooded about 1.5m); 330.3ha of crops of all kinds; 400 cattle and poultry were swept away; 4 ha of fish ponds flooded. Estimated damage of about 6 billion.

- As soon as the disaster occurred, local authorities and functional agencies implemented rescue and rescue activities, giving priority to rescuing people from flooded areas without causing human damage. Mobilizing about 263 people, 5 canoes, 12 types of vehicles; relocate about 53 households / 86 people.

- By the afternoon of October 5, floodwaters are receding, however, according to the agency forecasting rain and flood situation is still complicated.
Additional Data
Country: Vietnam
Affected Area / Region: Binh Phuoc Province

Casualties

Affected Families: 189
Affected Persons: 945
Displaced Persons: 86

Damages


Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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