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Event: FL Flood
Number: 1991-000009
Country: VNM Viet Nam
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Date (YMD): 1991-8-30
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Information Source:UN DHA
Comments: UNDRO/UNDP Resident Representative reports renewed serious flooding in Mekong delta which started end August 1991 and continues. Full extent of loss yet unknown. National Committee on Flood and Storm Control reported 18 September 1991 initial list of damages/losses in the southern provinces of An Giang, Long An, Dong Thap and Kien Giang: Deaths 21, Rice fields flooded 68,000 ha, Rice fields destroyed 32,000 ha, Houses flooded 54,000, Houses collapsed 120, Classrooms flooded 2,000, Relocation of households to higher elevations 11,000. UNDRO/UNDP Representative is in consultation with government and will revert as further details become available. UNDRO has requested Un Disaster Management Team to meet with government, donors, and NGO's as appropriate to facilitate consolidated information on damage and needs and country level response. As yet no request for international assistance received.
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