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.
Tram Tau district in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai is facing a high risk of landslides due to lingering rains from the beginning of this year and the devastating floods on October 10-11.
The Japanese Government on October 19 decided to provide emergency relief aid for Vietnamese flood-hit areas.
The Prime Minister on October 16 decided to allocate nearly 29,000 tonnes of rice from national reserves for the central province of Nghe An, which has suffered serious losses due to natural disasters.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
VOV.VN - Miss Vietnam 2016 Do My Linh has continued to work for a charity project while stuck in severe flooding in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.
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.
The National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting said flood water in many rivers could rise above the historic levels for the past four decades, urging localities to scale up vigilance.
VOV.VN - A tropical depression brought heavy rain to Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, and Ha Tinh Provinces on October 10, adversely affecting local lives as many streets in Thanh Hoa and Vinh Cities were flooded.
An alley in a Ho Chi Minh City neighborhood is always inundated, no matter whether it rains or not, causing hardship and frustration for local residents.
Parking garage managers in Ho Chi Minh City buildings have been asked to take preventative measures against potential flooding at their facilities.
VOV.VN - Saigoneers woke up to flooded street, roads and parking lots, power cuts and other rain related fury Thursday, September 14, report local officials.
Heavy rains lashed the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai late Sunday, September 3, triggering landslides that killed an 8-month-old child and her mother and injured 7 other people.
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.
VOV.VN - Typhoon Pakhar, the 14th tropical storm this year,has formed near the Philippines and could bring even more flooding to northern Vietnam, following the destruction caused by Hato this past week.
VOV.VN - In the past few days, several northern mountain provinces have suffered severe floods and landslides, causing great loss of human lives and property.