- Details of the Alert are available from FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.
FIRE-EARTH Alert: VTNM
Posted by feww on November 8, 2016
FIRE-EARTH Alert: State of Emergency Continues in Vietnam amid Drought and Deluge
- More than 2 million people in Vietnam are experiencing acute water shortages and 18 of 63 provinces have been in a state of emergency since May.
- Meanwhile, several rounds of flooding since last month have destroyed or severely damaged at least 200,000 homes, destroying roads and other public infrastructure across 15 provinces, authorities said.
- Floodwaters have destroyed up to 20,000 hectares of crops, killing about 60,000 cattle and poultry.