Overall Green alert Flood
in Vietnam

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This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100547
Death: 5
Displaced: -
Countries: Vietnam
From - To 20 Jul - 28 Jul

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Northern Vietnam, July 2020Vietnams Disaster Management Authority reported flooding and landslides in Ha Giang and Cao Bang Provinces after heavy rainfall from around 20 July, 2020. Five fatalities occurred in Ha Giang Province, including 2 in floods in Bac Quang district, 2 in a landslide in Hoang Su Phi district and 1 in a landslide in Ha Giang city.Mon 20 Jul 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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Severe flooding halts hydropower plant in northern VietnamTue, 21 Jul 2020 10:15:00 +0200.

A prolonged period of heavy rain which triggered severe flooding from July 19 to July 21 in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has caused significant losses to local households and construction sites throughout the locality. A s
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How can Hanoi prepare for heavy rains and floods?Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:57:00 +0200.

A meeting of the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control in early July discussed solutions to cope with the heavy rains and floods in the northern uplands and delta. The meeting took place at a time when heavy
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