This report provides a detailed breakdown of the key affected sectors and the extent of damage sustained in the aftermath of Typhoon Damrey. It identifies the reconstruction and recovery needs, and recommends a clear recovery strategy. In view of the strong commitment by Khanh Hoa to engage in the disaster risk management program, this report is highly relevant in integrating disaster resilience into all development initiatives in order to minimize future climate risks in the province.
Typhoon Damrey, or Storm No.12, made landfall in Vietnam on early Saturday morning, November 4th, 2017, with winds of up to 135 kilometers per hour impacting fifteen provinces in the South Central and Central Highlands regions. Among those, Khanh Hoa was the most affected province with high number of deaths and missing people, seriously damaged infrastructure, collapsed or damaged houses, and severe losses to agriculture, livestock, fisheries and forestry sectors.