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Viet Nam, Hailstone hits Cao Bang, Ha Giang and Lao Cai Province

10:00 Mar 27 2013 Cao Bang, Ha Giang and Lao Cai Province

Description
As reported by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, hailstorm occurred in the Province of Cao Bang, Ha Giang and Lao Cai. The massive hailstone has an average diameter of 5-10 cm.

IMPACT
- 33 injured
- more than 10,500 households were affected
- more than 10,000 houses were damaged including 5,700 houses in Lao Cai.
- cost of damage 3.5 million USD

RESPONSE
- The local authorities provided assistance to the affected community including purchasing 10,000 roof pieces.
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