YALE/TULANE ESF-8 PLANNING AND RESPONSE PROGRAM SPECIAL REPORT

TYPHOON HAIYAN - VIETNAM
CURRENT SITUATION
WEATHER OUTLOOK...
CURRENT SITUATION
WHERE: VIETNAM
WHEN: CRISIS IS ONGOING
SITUATION: SUPER TYPHOON HAIYAN/STORM 13
LOCATION: As of 5:00 AM ...
WEATHER OUTLOOK

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Haiyan’s strength is equal to that of a Category 1
hurricane in the Atlantic ocean. The typhoon made
l...
NATIONAL RESPONSE
Prime Minister Dzung issued emergency communications on 7
November to alert the Ministries and the Provi...
NGO SUPPORT
Save the Children has an emergency response team ready to
assist communities affected by the super storm. It h...
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT ACTION
On the morning of 10 November, VNRC headquarters instructed its
branches and volunteers ...
WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH)
Pre-Storm Access to Water and Sanitation
Human Waste Management Practices
Rates of ac...
POINTS OF CONTACT
VIET NAM RED CROSS
• Mr. Doan Van Thai, vice president and secretary general; phone:
+84 913 216549 emai...
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Yale Tulane Special Report - Typhoon Haiyan - Vietnam - 11 NOV 2013 - 10 am EST

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In light of Typhoon #Haiyan and its impact on Vietnam, the Yale-Tulane ESF-8 Planning and Response Program has produced a special report. . The group that produced this summary and analysis of the current situation are graduate students from Yale and Tulane Universities. It was compiled entirely from open source materials. Please feel free to forward the report to anyone who might be interested.

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  • Updated 7:30 PM EST, 10 Nov 2013
  • Yale Tulane Special Report - Typhoon Haiyan - Vietnam - 11 NOV 2013 - 10 am EST

    1. 1. YALE/TULANE ESF-8 PLANNING AND RESPONSE PROGRAM SPECIAL REPORT TYPHOON HAIYAN - VIETNAM CURRENT SITUATION WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL RESPONSE LINKS VIETNAM VIETNAM GOVERNMENT PORTAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT NATIONAL HYDRO 0 METEORLOGICAL SERVICE INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL RELIEFWEB RED CROSS NGO WASH CONTACTS 11 NOV 2013 (AS OF 1 PM EST) EUROPEAN HUMANITARIAN AID AND CIVIL PROTECTION UNITED STATES THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE OFDA US EMBASSY – THE PHILIPPINES NOAA PACOM JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER NASA HEALTH INFORMATION CDC DISASTER INFORMATION MANAGEMENT CENTER PORTALS AND RESOURCES ASEAN COORDINATING CENTER FOR HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT GDDAC PREVENTION WEB – PHILIPPINES PACIFIC DISASTER CENTER THOMAS REUTERS FOUNDATION UNDERGROUND WEATHER GOOGLE CRISIS RELIEF MAP HUMANITY ROAD
    2. 2. CURRENT SITUATION WHERE: VIETNAM WHEN: CRISIS IS ONGOING SITUATION: SUPER TYPHOON HAIYAN/STORM 13 LOCATION: As of 5:00 AM UCT on November 11, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda made landfall in northern Quang Ninh province (21.3 degree latitude, 107.2 degree east longitude). STRENGTH: Winds are recorded between 62 to 88 km per hours, with torrential rains of 109 – 137mm in northeastern provinces of Quang Ninh and Hai Phong. MOVEMENT: Typhoon Haiyanis forecasted to continue northward in the next 12 hours at a speed of 15-20 km per hour, heading to south China and weakening to a tropical storm. EVACUATIONS: Around 900,000 people have been evacuated from at-risk regions in Vietnam. National news agencies reported that 13 provinces and cities from Thai Binh to Phu Yen planned the evacuations. CASUALTIES: At least six people have been reported dead in Quang Nam, Quang Ngai and Thua Thien Hue. SOURCES: http://weather.com.ph/announcements/typhoon-haiyan-yolanda-final-update http://news.chinhphu.vn/Home/Super-typhoon-Haiyan-makes-landfall-in-northernVN/201311/19422.vgp
    3. 3. WEATHER OUTLOOK • Haiyan’s strength is equal to that of a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic ocean. The typhoon made landfall early morning local time (Sunday afternoon EST). • Monday night local time: rainfall over parts of northeastern Vietnam will be in the 100 to 200 mm (4 to 8 inches) range, and some areas may receive over 300 mm (12 inches) with this storm. Watch for mudslides and stronger wind gusts. • Tuesday local time: Haiyan will lose typhoon status and weaken below tropical storm strength. AccuWeather AccuWeather Article - Nov 10, 2013
    4. 4. NATIONAL RESPONSE Prime Minister Dzung issued emergency communications on 7 November to alert the Ministries and the Provincial People’s Committees from Thanh Hoa to Ca Mau to prepare for the typhoon. Specific guidance was given on evacuating ships and boats to safe zones/harbors; monitoring rainfall and flash flood risks and safety reservoirs in the provinces; organizing evacuation in high risk coastal communities. • THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE FOR FLOOD AND STORM CONTROL (CCFSC) ‒ CCFSC is meeting daily to update the track of the typhoon and send requests to neighboring countries-China, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines-to assist Vietnamese fishermen in case they need to seek shelter due to the typhoon in an urgent manner. ‒ On 7 November CCFCS steering committee also issued several alerts to provincial CFSCs and ministries to provide more specific direction for the preparation of the response to the storm. ‒ On 8 November, 2 pm, the Central Committee for Flood and Storm Control met to provide response guidance in different sectors, including air flight schedules, ships and boats movement to safe zones, search and rescue and evacuation plans in all affected provinces. ‒ The government has sent alerts to 85,249 boats and ships, or 395,392 fishermen, in order to move to safer areas to avoid the impact of the typhoon. ‒ By 10 November, more than 600,000 people were evacuated as the typhoon headed toward Viet Nam — more than 200,000 of these people were evacuated to shelters. Yet many of the estimated 200,000 evacuated in four central provinces on Saturday have been allowed to return to their homes. • ARMY has been mobilized around 170,000 in order to provide emergency relief after the typhoon hits. • MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS: has been communicating with embassies of neighboring countries, such as China, Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia as well as the Vietnam embassies, to support and shelter Vietnamese boats and fishermen that may need help. • PROVINCIAL CITIES: The Provincial cities of Thái Bình, Hà Tĩnh, Quang Tri, Thua Thiên Hue, Đà Nang, Quang Nam, Quang Ngãi, Khánh Hòa , Phú Yên , Ninh Thuan, Bình Thuan, Ho Chí Minh , Tien Giang, Sóc Trăng, Bình Duong, Can Tho have reported their preparation measures to cope with the storm • LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND AGENCIES FOR IRRIGATION are checking the status of all dams in the provinces which would be affected by the typhoon to develop a coping plan in case of heavy rains, including the capital Hano. • OTHER: • Vietnam Airlines cancelled around 62 flights to and from the country’s central provinces. • Many schools in the affected area have closed. SOURCES: Viet Nam: Flash Update No.1 on Typhoon Haiyan (8 November 2013) ReliefWeb Report - 10 Nov 2013, 5:50 GMT ReliefWeb Report - 9 Nov 2013, 11:52 GMT
    5. 5. NGO SUPPORT Save the Children has an emergency response team ready to assist communities affected by the super storm. It has warehouses in Hanoi and Da Nang stocked with 6,000 household, hygiene, and education kits ready for distribution today. ChildFund International is continuing to closely monitor the typhoon as it tracks toward Vietnam. Response preparations are underway. World Vision staff and government counterparts helped move some 600,000 people to evacuations centers in Central Vietnam. Also, Word Vision is providing families with food, water and sandbagging homes. CARE is working closely with the Government of Vietnam and partners to assess the impact of Typhoon Haiyan and provide emergency relief support as necessary. Samaritan’s Purse’s country office in Vietnam is making preparations to respond as needed. Residents collect sandbags to protect their houses against Typhoon Haiyan in Vietnam's central Da Nang city, November 9, 2013.(Reuters / Duc Hien)
    6. 6. RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT ACTION On the morning of 10 November, VNRC headquarters instructed its branches and volunteers in the northern provinces expected to be hit by Haiyan to prepare and to be ready to respond to the storm by assisting in the evacuation of residents to safer areas, strengthening houses and public buildings, pre-positioning relief stocks ready for distribution. • 5,000 household kits and two Rubb halls of 100 square meters each were prepositioned. • Relief stocks were prepared (essential household items). • 9,000 boxes of instant noodles and other food supplies were distributed. • The VNRC’s emergency fund to support relief goods was also made ready to be accessed on the arrival of the typhoon. Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 November: provincial Red Cross chapters temporarily ceased operations in Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, Da Nang, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai to enable Provincial Disaster Response Teams (PDRT) to assist in evacuation of residents, especially the elderly, children and orphans. • Red Cross branches in these provinces are now assisting residents in returning to their homes. • So far, there have been two deaths and one injury in Hue. In Quang Ngai, there have been two deaths and 13 injuries reported. IFRC- Information Bulletin #2 10 Nov 2013 Northern provinces predicted to be hit by the storm. Red Cross chapters are also pre-positioning stocks to be ready for distribution: • Instant noodles, clothes, water filters, mosquito nets and blankets. • Red Cross chapters have also mobilized volunteers and staff to assist CCFSC to evacuate residents to safer areas and conduct house strengthening activities. • Among these provinces, only Thanh Hoa has an established and trained Provincial Disaster Response Teams (PDRT). Francis Markus from the International Federation of Red Cross in Hanoi:' 'We mustn't be complacent'
    7. 7. WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH) Pre-Storm Access to Water and Sanitation Human Waste Management Practices Rates of access to improved water and sanitation in Vietnam are better than • 75% of household in rural Vietnam have latrines, the rates of neighboring countries. However, there remain enormous numbers either unhygienic or hygienic latrines. of people - particularly the poor - without access. • Only 18% households in rural Vietnam have latrines meeting Ministry of Health hygienic standards. Current Vulnerability: The absence of wastewater treatment and sludge • 30% of households in rural Vietnam use human feces management is a significant gap given population density and the volume of for cultivation. Of this group, only 20.6% compost wastewater produced. This represents a severe environmental and public feces in 6 months, as required, before using. health hazard. • 20% of schools do not have water supply and 52% schools do not provide drinking water to pupils during Rapid Growth, Lagging Infrastructure: Vietnam is experiencing rapid school. economic and population growth, requiring extended WASH coverage to • Only 43.8% of rural households having no hygienic ensure that WASH services are sustainable. This is particularly the case for latrines plan to build latrines in the future. However, sanitation, which is lagging behind water coverage. 57% rural households want to get non-interest loans • Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) cites rural access to to build hygienic latrines. water at 75% and access to sanitation at 52%,6 demonstrating on‐going inconsistencies and variability in coverage data. • The Vietnam General Statistical Office 2005 Population and AIDS Indicators (PIA) Survey identified that 42.8% of the total population use traditional pit latrines, with 16.3% having ‘no facility’ or practicing open defecation. Climate Change Induced Challenges: Vietnam has been identified as one of five countries globally most vulnerable to sea‐level rise. Freshwater availability is threatened by increasingly problematic water quality, compounded by significant seasonal variability.
    8. 8. POINTS OF CONTACT VIET NAM RED CROSS • Mr. Doan Van Thai, vice president and secretary general; phone: +84 913 216549 email: doanvanthai62@gmail.com IFRC COUNTRY OFFICE, VIET NAM • Michael Annear, country representative; phone +84 4 3942 2980, email: michael.annear@ifrc.org IFRC SOUTHEAST ASIA REGIONAL OFFICE, BANGKOK: • Anne Leclerc, head of regional office; phone: +662 661 8201; email: anne.leclerc@ifrc.org IFRC ASIA PACIFIC ZONE OFFICE, KUALA LUMPUR; phone: +603 9207 5700, fax: +603 2161 0670 • Al Panico, head of operations, email: al.panico@ifrc.org • Andreas von Weissenberg, operations coordinator; mobile: +6012 2307895; email: andreas.weissenberg@ifrc.org • Christine Strater, operations coordinator; mobile: +6012 2130 149; email: christine.strater@ifrc.org • Florent Chane, zone logistics coordinator; email: florent.chane@ifrc.org • Martine Zoethoutmaar, relationship manager; email: martine.zoethoutmaar@ifrc.org • Peter Ophoff, head of planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting (PMER); email: peter.ophoff@ifrc.org SOURE: Viet Nam: Flash Update No.1 on Typhoon Haiyan (8 November 2013) Typhoon track forecast by Hong Kong Observatory, as of 14:00 hrs Hong Kong time on 10 November 2013 Source: Viet Nam Meteorological Forecast Center

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