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Flood-hit areas brace for diseases

Flood-hit areas brace for diseases

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health warned on October 17 that flooding and rains in central and northern provinces could trigger disease outbreaks.

Flood-caused damage amounts to US$35 million in Hoa Binh

Flood-caused damage amounts to US$35 million in Hoa Binh

Total damage caused by prolonged downpours and floods in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh has exceeded VND800 billion (US$35.2 million), according to the province’s steering board for disaster prevention, search and rescue.

VFF calls for community’s support to flood-hit people

VFF calls for community’s support to flood-hit people

The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)’s Central Committee has called for all organisations, agencies and community join hands in supporting people suffering from recent floods in northern and central localities.

Bangladeshi FM condoles with Vietnam on flood damage

Bangladeshi FM condoles with Vietnam on flood damage

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on October 15 sent a letter of sympathy to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh over serious human and property losses caused by recent devastating flooding and landslides.

Deputy PM directs flood recovery efforts in Thanh Hoa

Deputy PM directs flood recovery efforts in Thanh Hoa

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh held a working session with authorities of central Thanh Hoa province on October 15 to direct the recovery from the heavy rains and floods that recently hit the province.

Senior leaders give donation to flood victims

Senior leaders give donation to flood victims

VOV.VN - On October 13, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and staff of the Party Central Committee Office each donated one-day’s salary to support people affected by floods and landslides in the northern and central provinces.

HCM City raises fund for flood-hit people in north, central

HCM City raises fund for flood-hit people in north, central

The Ho Chi Minh City Red Cross Society plans to deliver more than VND1 billion (US$44,000) raised by its chapters at all levels for flood-hit residents in the northern provinces Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Son La, and Hoa Binh October 13.

Urgent relief aid provided for flood-hit people

Urgent relief aid provided for flood-hit people

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) on October 12 provided urgent relief, including 900 million in cash and necessities worth over VND50 million, for people severely affected by floods in the northern and central regions.

PM inspects flood response in Ninh Binh

PM inspects flood response in Ninh Binh

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 12 made an inspection of the northern province of Ninh Binh for a check of local dykes as the locality suffered from serious deluge over the past few days.

Downpour, flood wreak havoc in Hoa Binh province

Downpour, flood wreak havoc in Hoa Binh province

As many as 39 people in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh were reported dead, injured and missing as of 7am on October 12 after tragically damaging rains and floods hit the locality over the past three days.

Project helps Ben Tre women adapt to climate change

Project helps Ben Tre women adapt to climate change

The project “Building response capacity, recovery and adaptation to disaster risks and climate for men and women”( RADCC) in Ben Tre province has involved over 17,000 coastal households in changing their environmentally-unfriendly behaviours over four years of implementation.

Flood warning system installed in HCM City

Flood warning system installed in HCM City

Research Laboratories of Saigon High-Tech Park has begun installing a flood warning system at flooding hotspots in Ho Chi Minh City, aiming to alert city residents and suggest alternate traffic routes.

Cuba conveys sympathy to Vietnam over devastating storm, flood

Cuba conveys sympathy to Vietnam over devastating storm, flood

First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba’s Central Committee and President of the Council of Ministers Raul Castro Ruz has sent a message of sympathy to Vietnamese leaders over heavy losses triggered by the recent storm and flood in the central region.