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In photos: Flood rescue efforts in central Vietnam

In photos: Flood rescue efforts in central Vietnam

Sunday, November 17, 2013, 13:39 GMT+7

Floodwaters hit central Vietnam so fast and hard that many residents including children and the elderly did not have enough time to prepare. However, the timely presence of rescue teams helps minimize human causalities and flood damage.

>> Floods kill 24 in central VN; Hoi An under deep water

Floods in central Vietnam have left at least 31 people dead and 3 missing as of 7am on November 17, according to figures released by the Central – Central Highlands Center for floods control and prevention.

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