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October 19, 2017

Emergency Assistance to Viet Nam in Response to the Damages Caused by Torrential Rainfall Disaster

The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide emergency relief goods as below in response to the request from the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam regarding the heavy rainfall.

1. Disaster situation
Floods and landslides caused by continuous torrential rainfall from around October 10 have caused serious human and property damage. According to the Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority, the damage situation as of October 16 was as follows:
Deaths 75
Injured 38
Missing 28
Evacuees 2,604 Households

2. Goods supplied
A. Emergency relief goods (from the JICA Singapore warehouse)
Plastic sheets
Water purifiers

B. Shipping schedule
The goods will be transported from the JICA warehouse in Singapore to Hanoi on the next available flight.


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