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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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Over the past few days, heavy rain and strong winds have affected parts of Vietnam, northern Thailand, Myanmar, and northern Laos causing floods, triggering landslides and resulting in casualties and damage.

In Vietnam, at least six people have died throughout the northern region following torrential rains and floods as reported by the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet). The same source and media report one fatality and 3,000 affected people in northern Thailand. Furthermore, in northern Laos, thousands of people have been affected by river overflows.

On 16-17 August, moderate to heavy rain is forecast over southern Myanmar and most parts of Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia.

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ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance
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Humanitarian Impact
  3,000
      Affected Persons
  6
        Deaths

OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

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