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Viet Nam, Flood and Landslide in Quang Ninh

03:58 Jul 29 2015 Ha Giang,Dien Bien, Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Bac Giang, Lang Son, Lai Chau, Cao Bang, Yen Bai, Lao Cai, Bac Kan, Son La, Thanh Hoa and Thai Binh.

Viet Nam, Flood and Landslide in Quang Ninh Viet Nam, Flood and Landslide in Quang Ninh
Description
On 29 July 2015, the Viet Nam Central Steering Committee for
Natural Disaster Prevention and Control reported flooding in the Quang Ninh Province. On early August, the flooding has expanded to the northern provinces including Ha Giang,Dien Bien, Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Bac Giang, Lang Son, Lai Chau, Cao Bang, Yen Bai, Lao Cai, Bac Kan, Son La, Thanh Hoa and Thai Binh.

IMPACT
- 32 death, 24 injured and 6 missing (including 17 death in Quang Ninh)
- About 4,556 families or 18,224 people were affected
- 7,735 houses were damaged
- at least 20,000 ha of crops were submerged

RESPONSE
- The government lead the emergency response.
- SAR and evacuation have been conducted by the government.
- Relief items have been distributed to the victims.


17 people have died with
8 others injured due to torrential rain, floods and landslides that happen in
Quang Ninh Province since 26 July 2015. The events have also caused fully
destruction to 19 houses and submerged 3,700 houses, 1,065 ha of rice and
vegetables plantation fields, as well as disruptions to number of aquacultures
and roads. There are also reports of seven missing fishermen who were on two
fishing vessels exposed by strong wind and high waves. In other provinces of
Cao Bang and Hai Pong, the heavy downpour have also inundated numerous
houses, farms and roads.
The Viet Nam Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and
Control sent a team to check the flood prevention measures and coordinate the
remedial actions in the affected areas. Local leaders in Quang Ninh province
have been assigned to lead the response to the events in coordination with the
Military, including doing evacuation and rescuing victims.
Additional Data
Country: Vietnam

Casualties

Missing: 6
Injured: 24
Affected Families: 4556
Affected Persons: 18224

Damages

Damaged houses: 7735Loss of livelihood sources: 20.000 Ha of crops

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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