Cyclonic storm Nari, the 11th hit Vietnam this year, had taken the lives of 27 people and caused economic losses of nearly 1.6 trillion VND in the central region.

The figures were provided by the Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control and storm-struck localities.

Quang Binh province was hardest hit as the disaster claimed 12 lives, injured 53 others, and caused economic damage of 300 billion VND in the locality.

In the meantime, the central provinces are making efforts to surmount the storm consequences and restore production.

As by October 22, the “Golden Heart” fund, run by Lao Dong newspaper, has raised nearly 2 billion VND to support Nari victims.

Earlier, the Vietnam Red Cross Society decided to give emergency aid relief worth 2 billion VND in cash and kinds to three central provinces and city hardest hit by Nari, namely Quang Nam and Quang Ngai provinces and Da Nang city-VNA