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Event: TC Tropical Cyclone
Number: 1991-000007
Country: VNM Viet Nam
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Date (YMD): 1991-8-11
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Information Source:UN DHA
Comments: UNDRO/UNDP representative reports that on 17 August 1991, Typhoon Fred struck central Vietnam provinces of Quang-Bin and Ha Tinh. Neighbouring provinces of Than Hor and Nghe affected also. Preliminary information received from national commission on storm and flood control. Damage/losses can be summarized as follows: 5 deaths, 16 injured, 3,331 houses collapsed and 99,630 roofs blown off, more than 40 hospitals, dispensaries and schools, equally affected, dykes, roads, bridges severely damaged and power lines broken, 67,600 ha rice and subsidiary crops flooded, damaged or destroyed, irrigation works seriously affected.
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