The National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control called on worldwide supports to overcome serious consequences after typhoon Damrey as well as flashflood in the central region of Vietnam.
The United Nations (UN) has just approved US$ 4.21 million aid package from Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support 150,000 Vietnamese people, including 46,973 children affected by typhoon Damrey.
The central province of Khanh Hoa alone suffered damage VND13.5 trillion (US$594.48 million) with the worst hit being seafood farming in the aftermath of Typhoon Damrey, making landfall in the south central region of Vietnam early this month.
U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink November 10 announced over $1 million in emergency assistance and longer-term disaster risk reduction support to Vietnam to respond to the impacts of Typhoon Damrey and future disasters, on behalf of the U.S. Government.
Typhoon Damrey and subsequent flooding have damaged the vast area of vegetables in Da Lat city, Don Duong and Lac Duong districts, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, causing prices accelerate by 30-40 percent compared to the end of October.