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Warning: Mekongs Ca Mau Province Ravaged by Cyclone

  • CatBa

    Joined Travelfish
    5th March, 2007
    Posts: 349

    Posted from within Vietnam.

    The Delta province of CA MAU was ravaged by a fierce cyclone early this week with the heavy rains increasing the hardship on residents, one of whom was killed.

    Some 500 buildings were totalled (destroyed) making a tourism visit there an unwelcome burden on resources.

    The death occurred in the township of SONG DOC and injured 12 others. Thousands of others were left homeless in this low-lying area and officials are trying to ascertain the extent of the damage.

    Before setting out to journey to the southern reaches of the Delta you better check with authorities.

    #1 Posted: 26/4/2007 - 14:57

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  • LeeR

    Joined Travelfish
    26th April, 2007
    Posts: 1

    We are planning our vacation in Vietnam in early May...
    Is that dangerous to go there now? Airtickets are ready...

    #2 Posted: 26/4/2007 - 16:30

  • CatBa

    Joined Travelfish
    5th March, 2007
    Posts: 349

    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Ca Mau is in a quite southerly location AND IT CAN BE BYPASSED if you are heading further south.

    Now you know, you can prepare for any re-routing.

    Take a look at: < http://www.wompom.ca/vietnam/vnprovinc801.htm > and use the page links on the L/H margin to locate other provinces.

    The MOST IMPORTANT thing is NOT to overload their facilities.

    #3 Posted: 26/4/2007 - 22:17

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