Tag: "flooding"

Climate change to cause 250,000 extra deaths per year: expert

Climate change to cause 250,000 extra deaths per year: expert

Climate change will cause some 250,000 additional deaths from malnutrition, malaria, diarrhea and heat exposure per year between 2030 and 2050, warned Director of the Department of International Cooperation Tran Thi Giang Huong on October 19.

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.

60 dead, 37 missing in severe flooding

60 dead, 37 missing in severe flooding

VOV.VN - Sixty people are dead and 37 still missing following devastating flooding caused by a tropical depression affecting central and northern mountainous provinces of Vietnam.

Prime Minister directs responses to severe flooding

Prime Minister directs responses to severe flooding

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent urgent notices to state agencies and administrations of cities and provinces affected by the tropical depression, directing responses to flooding in northern and central Vietnam.

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.

Up to three storms, low pressures to hit Vietnam by year-end

Up to three storms, low pressures to hit Vietnam by year-end

About six to eight storms and low pressures are forecast to operate in the East Sea in the rest of the year, with two or three of them directly affecting Vietnam, especially the central region, according to the National Centre for Hydrometeorogical Forecasting.