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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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Vietnam – Flood and landslides

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Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains since 2 August in the northern mountainous region of Vietnam have resulted in causalities and damage.

According to DG ECHO Partners, at least 12 people have died, five have been injured, and three are missing. A total of 30,000 people have been affected and 2,940 people have been displaced and are sheltering in safer locations.

On 8 August, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh urged officials to mitigate landslides and flood damage.

The Vietnam Red Cross Society is responding with immediate food assistance and essential items provided to 109 affected households.

DG ECHO Partners in the country are closely monitoring the situation in case assistance becomes necessary.

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Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
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Humanitarian Impact
  30,000
      Affected Persons
  2,940
        Displaced Persons
  12
        Deaths

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

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