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Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the Củ Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers. ― Google

Capital: Hanoi

Dialing code: +84

Currency: Vietnamese dong

Population: 96.46 million (2019) World Bank

President: Nguyen Xuan Phuc

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Heavry Rain Storms Flood Vietnam

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Since the past few days, heavy rain has been affecting central-southern Vietnam, causing floods, triggering landslides and leading to casualties and damage.

According to the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA), at least four people have died due to flood events, two in Dak Lak Province, one in Binh Dinh Province and another in Kon Tum Province.

The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports 2,500 displaced and 100,000 affected people following flood and landslide events in Binh Dinh Province. Furthermore, 380 people have been displaced and almost 4,900 affected across the Provinces of Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Phu Yen and Kon Tum.

For the next 24 hours, moderate rain with thunderstorms is forecast over central and southern Vietnam.

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Humanitarian Impact
  107,400
      Affected Persons
  2,500
        Displaced Persons

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