Viet Nam: Drought and Saltwater Intrusion Situation Report No. 7 (as of 25 October 2016)

Viet Nam: Drought and Saltwater Intrusion Situation Report No. 7 (as of 25 October 2016)
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This report is produced by Office of the Resident Coordinator Viet Nam. It covers the period from 17 September 2016 till 25 October 2016. This is the final situation report for this drought and salt water intrusion emergency.

Highlights

  • By October, more than 54.4% or US$ 26.4 million of the emergency requirement has been funded, primarily for WASH support.
  • With relief operations still on-going but gradually decreasing, recovery efforts are being intensified.
  • Mid-October, the Government jointly with the UN issued a Drought Recovery Plan, estimating recovery needs for 2017 at US$368 million.
  • According to the Government’s forecasting center, drought-like conditions and salinity intrusion are likely occurring in the next dry season (November till April), but less severe than last year.
  • There is a 50-55% likelihood of La Niña happening, starting from November, but with low intensity.
  • Dengue fever cases remain at high level in the Central Highlands and South-Central Vietnam but begun declining in some areas.

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pdfViet Nam: Humanitarian funding update (as of 10 October 2016)

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