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Floods in India claim over 200 lives

World

Floods in India claim over 200 lives

At least 207 people died and hundreds of thousands of others in southern India were evacuated after torrential rains and floods swept away their homes over the past five days.

Chief activist joins nation in flood relief aid

Society

Chief activist joins nation in flood relief aid

The chief of the nation’s largest mass organisation has transferred 700 million VND into the fund for flood victims in Central Highlands Kon Tum province, where floods have claimed 33 lives and left four others missing.

Ketsana claims 92 Vietnamese lives

Society

Ketsana claims 92 Vietnamese lives

By October 1, the death toll from typhoon Ketsana in Vietnam’s central and Central Highlands provinces had risen to 92 people, with 19 people still missing and 199 injured.

Gov’t gives top priority to rescue work

Society

Gov’t gives top priority to rescue work

Top priority must be given to rescuing residents isolated by heavy rains and flooding, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai while chairing a teleconference with storm-hit central localities on September 29.