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Vietnam Typhoon 2005

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Vietnam Typhoon 2005

Given recent typhoon, how badly have areas such as Hoi An been affected. Is there an increased risk of disease. How many people are displaced. Booked to travel early next year - wondering whether to cancel trip to Hoi An, Hue and Hanoi. I have visited Vietnam before.

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Hoi An
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Quang Nam Province, Vietnam
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Thua Thien - Hue Province, Vietnam
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1. Re: Vietnam Typhoon 2005

Typhoons happen here every year and the Vietnamese know how to handle it.

There is only one place I know of that has been effected badly this year and that is the Van Chai resort in Thanh Hoa province.

There is no reason to worry about traveling at the time you've booked.

Martin

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2. Re: Vietnam Typhoon 2005

Dear Alexandra

I live in Hoi An and know first hand what's going on.

While the typoon was strong it did not cause any permanent damage what so ever. Hotels in the beach had to evacuate but brought their guests back the following morning.

Clean up work was fast and now you hardly see a typoon has hit at all - I guess the locals here are used to this kind of situations and know how to handle it.

regards - Norbert

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Quang Nam Province, Vietnam
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3. Re: Vietnam Typhoon 2005

We were in Hoi An when the typhoon hit. Our hotel did not lose power but the whole town did. The next day things were up and running in the town. Our custom made shirts and skirts were ready and life went on as usual. They are used to it apparently and handled everything with a smile.

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Quang Nam Province, Vietnam