Overall Green alert Flood
in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

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This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100181
Death: 14
Displaced: 18700
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
From - To 02 Sep - 04 Sep


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Southeast Asia - Floods (ECHO 12 Sep 2019)Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:03

  • After Tropical Storm PODUL and Tropical Depression KAJIKI's passage in recent weeks, flooding has affected Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand.
  • According to DG ECHO, as of 11 September, 10 deaths have been reported in Vietnam, around 2,000 displaced and approximately 12,150 buildings damaged. The same source reports 14 deaths, 1 missing, 102,000 displaced and 150,000 affected in Laos. In Thailand, 19 deaths have been reported, 158,000 are affected and more than 4,300 buildings damaged and in Cambodia, 7 died and approximately 6,900 families were displaced.
  • Over the next 24 hours moderate rainfall is forecast over most of the region, with locally heavy rainfall over northern Vietnam, and central-east Thailand. Locally very heavy rainfall is also expected over north-west Thailand.
Tropical Cyclone Podul, Vietnam, Thailand, LaosDisaster management agencies in Thailand and Vietnam reported that 6 people died as a result of wind damage and flooding from Tropical Cyclone Podul. Podul made landfall over Quang Binh Province in central Vietnam on 29 August, 2019, with maximum sustained winds of 55-65 km/h. The next day the centre of the storm had moved to Thailand, where the storm was forecast to weaken and eventually dissipate.Thu 29 Aug 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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