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Viet Nam: Project designed to cope with super typhoons

13 Feb 2015, VietNamNet

Maps demonstrating areas vulnerable to elevated water levels caused by hurricanes in coastal provinces are at the heart of a project to cope with super typhoons conducted by the National Steering Committee for Flood Control and Prevention, reports VietNamNet...


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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
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