Tag: "flood"

Project helps build homes for the needy

Project helps build homes for the needy

Anyone who meets Pham Thi Huong Giang, initiator and key operator of the "Nha Chong Lu" (Flood Resistant Houses) – a social project which supports residents living in areas affected by natural disasters, always wonders how this woman has so much energy to handle her heavy workload.

Denmark shares experience in building green, sustainable cities

Denmark shares experience in building green, sustainable cities

Vietnamese and Danish experts and architects gathered at a seminar themed “Danish Week-Sustainable City Solutions” in Hanoi on December 12, to share experience in urban planning policies and solutions to the development of green and sustainable cities.

Vietnam’s protected forest dwindling

Vietnam’s protected forest dwindling

Despite positive reports from authorities on the steady increase of the national forest cover, the size of the country’s protected forest is in fact decreasing at an alarming rate, experts said.

Scholarships presented to students in flood hit regions

Scholarships presented to students in flood hit regions

The Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund on November 27 held a ceremony to present scholarships to students of ethnic groups and children of naval soldiers and fishermen in the central coastal province of Phu Yen who were severely affected by storm Damrey.

Hue hit by fifth flood in just a month

Hue hit by fifth flood in just a month

Continuous heavy rain since November 19 evening worsened the inundation in lowland areas in the central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Tri, with three people reported dead.

Vietnamese expats in Algeria support flood victims

Vietnamese expats in Algeria support flood victims

Vietnamese expatriates in Algeria have joined hands to support people in the central and Central Highlands provinces that were devastated by floods caused by typhoon Damrey early this month.

Dams release water, flood several areas

Dams release water, flood several areas

Seven dams and reservoirs in Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces have begun releasing water as the central region experiences torrential downpours.

Ha Thu uses prize money to help Hue flood victims

Ha Thu uses prize money to help Hue flood victims

VOV.VN - Ha Thu, who finished among the Top 16 finalists of Miss Earth 2017, has presented gifts worth VND100 million (US$4,545) to flood-stricken families in Phong Dien District in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

Vinamilk provides VND3 billion in aid to flood-hit people

Vinamilk provides VND3 billion in aid to flood-hit people

The Vietnam Diary Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) has offered VND3 billion (US$132,000) donated by its 6,000 managers and workers to support flood-hit local residents in Yen Bai, Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa provinces to help them repair and rebuild their houses.

HCM City works with Indian firm in urban flood control

HCM City works with Indian firm in urban flood control

Ho Chi Minh City wants to work with Kirloskar Brothers Limited from India in fields of mutual concern, especially in urban flood control and solutions to saltwater intrusion, said Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen.

Organisation provides aid for flood victims in Hoa Binh

Organisation provides aid for flood victims in Hoa Binh

The CARE International in Vietnam on October 31 launched activities to support flood-hit residents of the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh to overcome consequences of severe floods in early October.

PM asks for prompt measures supporting flood-hit communities

PM asks for prompt measures supporting flood-hit communities

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked for prompt measures to be taken to support flood-hit communities’ re-building efforts during a meeting with officials from Thanh Hoa, Hoa Binh, Yen Bai and Son La in Hanoi on October 26.