Damage costs over VND 460bln due to typhoon Damrey

The Binh Dinh province’s Steering Committee on Natural Disaster, Search and Recue reported that heavy rain and flooding by typhoon Damrey caused a damage of over VND 460 billion.

Chairman of the Binh Dinh Provincial People’s Committee Ho Quoc Dung directs overcoming consequences of typhoon Damrey.

The typhoon sunk at least 17 fishing boats. 10 wards and communes in Quy Nhon city were inundated.

Typhoon Damrey has killed at least three people and left five others missing. It also destroyed 117 homes and damaged 446 more.

Rains and floods have damaged more than 50 kilometers of roads and two bridges.

516 hectares of rice fields were flooded and broken, 500 hectares of plants were damaged.

110 poultry were killed. 27 fishing cages were washed away.

Typhoon Damrey's damage estimate is VND 460 billion.

Also, according to the Command of Binh Dinh provincial Border Guard, there were 10 cargo ships battered by the typhoon with 9 sunken ships and 1 stranded ship.

72 sailors have been rescued but some were killed or went missing.

Tien Sy

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