Viet Nam: Typhoon Damrey & flooding in the Central and Highland regions of Viet Nam Situation Report No. 4 (as of 13 December 2017)

Viet Nam: Typhoon Damrey & flooding in the Central and Highland regions of Viet Nam Situation Report No. 4 (as of 13 December 2017)
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Name:Viet Nam: Typhoon Damrey & flooding in the Central and Highland regions of Viet Nam Situation Report No. 4 (as of 13 December 2017)
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Situation overview

  • Typhoon Damrey, or Storm No.12, made landfall in Viet Nam on 4 November 2017, with winds of up to 135 km/hour. The typhoon and continued heavy rainfall affected more than 4.33 million people in 15 provinces in the Central Regions of Viet Nam.
  • 3,550 houses were destroyed in the Typhoon, and a further 134,000 houses were partially damaged. In Khanh Hoa province alone, 114,000 homes have been either partially or fully damaged.
  • One month after the typhoon struck, food security and livelihood, shelter, water, hygiene, food and livelihood needs remain.
  • The Government of Viet Nam estimates the economic loss because of the typhoon to be VND 22,680 billion (US$ 996.9 million).
  • On 4 December 2017, the UN in Viet Nam launched a Flooding Response Plan, identifying financial needs of US$ 54.0 million to cover humanitarian needs. As of 13 December, the Response Plan is 30 percent funded.
  • Early recovery funding needs, as estimated by the Government of Viet Nam, add up to a total of US$ 142 million.
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