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April 14, 2024

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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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Heavy rains Hit Central Vietnam

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Heavy rain has been affecting central Vietnam for the past few days, causing floods, triggering landslides. The most affected Provinces are Kon Tum, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai. 

According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet), 74 people have been displaced, and up to 5,000 others have been affected.

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

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Humanitarian Impact
  5,000
      Affected Persons
1,000
        Families
  74
        Displaced Persons

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

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