BENEFITING: VIETNAM HEALTH EDUCATION & LITERATURE PROJECTS
EVENT DATE: Oct 15, 2013
Deadly flooding has recently struck central Vietnam following heavy storm named Nari. At least 16 people were killed and 17 were injured of in the province of Da Nang, the local newspaper Nhandan on October 15. The flooded led the evacuation of 150,000 people in the area. Washed-out roads and inundated homes were cited in the reports. Hue and Hoi An, Da Nang were among the badly effected areas. Central Vietnam has also been struggling with floods every year resulting from unusually heavy monsoon rain during July through early October. Each year, flood takes hundreds of lives in the whole region. The money raised will be used to provide food and clothes for the victims of the disaster.
Video about the disaster can be accessed here: http://vietnamnettv.vn/bao-lu-oi-dung-di-khuc-ruot-mien-trung-dau-lam-roi-a20131016173133757-c101.html?utm_source=BoxNhung_2sao.vn&utm_medium=BoxNhung_2sao.vn&utm_campaign=BoxNhung (Source: Vietnamnet)