Natural disasters kill 114 people in Vietnam in October

09-Nov-2007 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:59 AM Print This Post

Natural disasters killed 114 people, and injured 204 others in Vietnam in October. Of the fatalities, 36 were reported in central Nghe An province, and 20 in northern Thanh Hoa province, according to the country’s general Statistical Office on Wednesday November 7.

The disasters also inundated 245,300 houses, and damaged many hectares of subsidiary crops and irrigation works, causing total property losses of over 3 trillion dong (US$187.5 million) last month.

Natural disasters, including typhoons and hails, killed 339 people, left 274 people missing and injured 2,065 others in Vietnam in 2006. The estimated losses totalled 18.6 trillion dong in the year.


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