Floods central and South-Central Viet Nam

Floods central and South-Central Viet Nam
Name:Floods central and South-Central Viet Nam


December 2016
Update No. 2 (as of 17 December 2016) produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator Viet Nam

Since 13 Dec., heavy rainfall has caused severe flooding in Central and South-Central Vietnam and parts of the Central Highlands. The most affected provinces are Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai and Binh Dinh. While rainfall and floods are reducing on 17 Dec., more rainfall and flooding is forecasted for 18-20 Dec.

According to the Central Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control (CCNDPC), the impact of the 13-16 Dec. floods is as follows: (reported as of 17 Dec.)
- 15 deaths and 4 missing
- 111,851 houses flooded; 127 houses collapsed or unroofed
- 10,059ha rice flooded
- Multiple roads, bridges and irrigation infrastructure eroded

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