Tag: "flood"

Flood risks at 18 spots in Hanoi

Flood risks at 18 spots in Hanoi

Hanoi has 18 locations at risk of flooding when rainfall averages at least 50mm per two hours, according to head of the Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company.

HCM City to install sensor chips at flooding hotspots

HCM City to install sensor chips at flooding hotspots

Flood-sensor chips will be installed at an additional 32 flooding hotspots to warn HCM City residents of potential floods from heavy rains or tides, according to the HCM City Urban Drainage Company.

Illegal landfills block flood drainage

Illegal landfills block flood drainage

Some 80% of construction landfills along the capital city’s riverbanks are operating without licences, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Tien Giang constructs technical works to control flood

Tien Giang constructs technical works to control flood

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang is implementing a sub-project on managing and mitigating the risk of floods in Ba Rai – Phu An area, which is funded by the Asian Development Bank and the Australia Agency for International Development (AusAID).

HCM City seeks funds for 36 flood projects

HCM City seeks funds for 36 flood projects

Ho Chi Minh City authorities are seeking funding approval from the Prime Minister for 36 flood-prevention projects worth a total of VND9.96 trillion (US$438 million).

HCM City looks for more support from Japan

HCM City looks for more support from Japan

Ho Chi Minh City hopes to receive more support from Japan to implement flood prevention projects and construct rainwater drainage systems, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dinh La Thang told Japanese Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Tourism Keiichi Ishii.

WB continues helping Vietnam adapt to climate change

WB continues helping Vietnam adapt to climate change

The World Bank (WB) continues working with and supporting Vietnam in numerous fields, including climate change adaptation, visiting the bank’s Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva has assured.

Quang Nam works to tackle coastal oil, rubbish

Quang Nam works to tackle coastal oil, rubbish

The environment agency in the central coastal province of Quang Nam has to date collected nine tonnes of rubbish, covered with crude and clotted oil, along the coastline in Nui Thanh district.

Le Hang donates 3 houses to poor in Quang Nam

Le Hang donates 3 houses to poor in Quang Nam

VOV.VN - Le hang, former beauty pageant titleholder, has set a precedent that inspires by gifting three houses to needy residents of the Dai Dong District of Quang Nam Province, her childhood home.

Binh Dinh builds houses for flood victims

Binh Dinh builds houses for flood victims

The People’s Committee of the central province of Binh Dinh will build 668 houses for local victims of floods in 2016, according to Director of Binh Dinh’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen My Quang.

Over US$2.6 million raised for flood victims via fatherland front

Over US$2.6 million raised for flood victims via fatherland front

Ministries, agencies, individuals and organisations have so far donated VND62 billion (US$2.69 million) to flood-hit victims in the central and Central Highlands regions via the National Relief Fund and Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee.