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07 August 2017

Flood in Vietnam

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Type of Event:Flood
Location of Event:Vietnam
Date of Charter Activation:7 August 2017
Time of Charter Activation:16:00:00
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+07:00
Charter Requestor:Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) on behalf of MONRE (Department of national remote sensing – VietNam Ministry of natural resources and environment)
Activation ID:540
Project Management:AIT

Floods in northern Vietnam have caused extensive damage, washing away hundreds of homes and killing at least 26 people, with another 15 people reported missing.

The government's disaster agency reported severe damage across four provinces, including damage to roads, water systems and fruit and rice farms. Over 200 houses were reported to be washed away with a further 400 affected.

5000 soldiers, police and local residents have mobilised to search for the missing and provide disaster relief.

 

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Damage assessment in Gheitek, Sarpol-e-Zahab, Kermanshah

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 16/11/2017

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2017) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Iranian Space Agency

Landslides in Pan Tan Commune

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 18/08/2017

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2017) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology

Landslides in Mo De and Che Cu Nha Commune

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 18/08/2017

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2017) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Asian Institute of Technology

Landslides in Chieng Hoa, Son La

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 11/08/2017

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2017) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by AIT

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