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Event: FL Flood
Number: 1994-000007
Country: VNM Viet Nam
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Date (YMD): 1994-9-1
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Information Source:UN DHA
Comments: Heavy rains caused record level flooding of Mekong River in early September, causing heavy damage in Mekong Delta area. Most affected provinces are Dong Thap, An Giang, Long An, Tien Giang, Kien Giang, and Can Tho. Central Committee for Flood and Storm Control reported 172,426 families affected and 84 dead in above six provinces as of 30 September. 14,033 families have been, and additional 34,602 families are expected to be evacuated. 28,463 families are in immediate need for food assistance. 345 houses were destroyed, and 849 schools and 340 dispensaries were submerged. 29 bridges were destroyed, and 32 bridges were submerged. 9.073 hectares of rice fields were completely submerged, and 2,444 hectares of other crops were lost.
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