The flood in central Vietnam is a dangerous and fast moving situation. Please stay tune for the latest update.
Below the updates are organizations contributing to the flood relief effort. Please consider helping however you can.
More flood pictures at the end of the article.
Oct 20th – Food shortage
Ha Tinh and Quang Binh are the two provinces suffered the heaviest damage in this flood. During the past days, people here suffered heavy rains. Many localities are almost flooded, many houses, buildings, constructions were drowned. People here are waiting day bay day for water draining.As of 18/10, flood in central provinces has killed 29 people, knocked down 26 houses, unroofed another thousands houses and caused a lot of damage. From 16/10 night, It has stopped raining in provinces from Nghe An to Quang Binh, the water level in the river has been lower. However, many people here are facing starvation if there are not timely relief. – from Friends of Hue Foundation
It is forecasted to rain for one week straight in Ha Tinh.
Oct 19th Sarika Approaches Northern Vietnam
Oct 18th Vietnam Braces for Typhoon Sarika as Flood Toll Rises to 31
Vietnam is bracing for Typhoon Sarika as the death toll from flooding in the central part of the country triggered by heavy rains rose to 31. The typhoon with sustained winds of 165 kph (103 mph) and gusts of up to 200 kph (124 mph) is moving toward northern Vietnam at 15 kilometers per hour (9 miles per hour), the national weather forecast center said Tuesday.
Sarika, named after a singing bird in Cambodia, slammed the northern Philippines on Sunday, killing two people and displacing 150,000.
In Vietnam, seven more bodies have been recovered, bringing the death toll from the flooding in central region to 31.
Oct 17th Flooding hits central Vietnam
Severe flooding in central Vietnam has left at least 21 people dead and submerged tens of thousands of homes.
Worst affected is the province of Quang Binh, where at least 11 people have been killed, crops destroyed and livestock washed away.
The floods have been caused by torrential rain, but local media say sudden discharges from hydropower reservoirs worsened the flooding.
Non Profits contributing to the flood relief effort (in no particular order)
Council of Bishops
Bank Code: 79203008
Friends of Hue Foundation
Friends of Hue Foundation is calling upon everyone to give us a hand helping the flood victims of Central Vietnam now! The situation is grave and many villages are still cut off from help. More than 121,000 homes are under water. About 950 homes are without roof. The death toll is rising. Most livestock got washed away. Our staff is working hard to gather our resources to reach as many homes as possible. We urgently need your donations. Please send checks to Friends of Hue Foundation PO Box 1823 San Jose, CA 95109. All your donations are tax deductible. We also accept online donations via paypal or major credit cards www.friendsofhue.org
Seam The World
Seam The World formally invited you to join us on Wednesday October 19th fundraising fashion show featuring Chuong Tailor and Cacdemode, sponsoring by The Society and Red Apron fine wines and spirits.
Your support and donation would help the “Quang Binh Flood Relief Project”
Typhoon Sarika hit central Vietnam this week and has left at least 21 people dead and submerged tens of thousands of homes. The Worst affected is the province of Quang Binh, where at least 11 people have been killed, crops destroyed and livestock washed away.
We are looking forward to your support, the smallest things count when it comes from your heart.
Caritas Diocese of Vinh
Father Hien is taking cash donations for Caritas of the Diocese of Vinh for flood relief work.
P.M. Nguyễn Hữu Hiến
Meguro Catholic Church
(how to read: “Vung xa” = “area”, “giao xu”=”diocese”, “Cha”=”Father/Priest”, “dien thoai”=”phone number”)
Và giáo xứ Vĩnh Phước, do Cha Tuệ quản xứ, số điện thoại: 0913893917.
* Hoặc gửi về cho Ban Bác Ái Giáo Phận Vinh – Caritas Vinh, Tòa Giám mục Xã Đoài, Nghi Diên. Nghi Lộc Nghệ An, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: 0986118280.
Council of Bishops
Bank Code: 79203008
Từ Thiện Vì Đồng Bào
Direct contributions should be sent to:
- JP Event Company – Hoang Sam Building (office hours) – Address: 5th floor of 260 Ba Trieu Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi – Mobile : 0466 5555 91
- Hằng Nương
– House number 25A Pho Hue – fresh Garden bakery, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi (outside office hours)
– FB: https://www.facebook.com/cong.nuong.7?fref=ts
– SĐT: 01655.355.338 ( Hằng Nương )
- Khiếu Hồng Vân :
– House number 38 Alley 71 Tan Ap Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi (24/24)
– FB: https://www.facebook.com/van.vytam
– SĐT: 096. 449. 2725 ( Hồng Vân )