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Keeping the floods at bay and building resiliency in Can Tho, Vietnam

9 Dec 2014, WB

Unlike acute shock events like hurricanes that generate high levels of damage, this type of seasonal flooding comes quietly but causes significant, indirect economic losses related to business interruptions, delays in the transport of goods, inaccessibility of jobs, and indirect health impacts...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1980 9,027,174
Storm 1980 6,624,710
Flood 2000 5,000,004
Storm 1989 4,635,762
Flood 1999 3,504,412
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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