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.
The director of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment of the northern province of Yen Bai has been reprimanded and transferred to another position, as punishments over his failure to fully declare his asset holdings.
As people in flood-hit provinces struggle to piece together severely disrupted lives, local authorities are calling out for urgent help to deal with major damage suffered by dykes, irrigation works and other construction projects.
The Prime Minister’s certificate of merit will be posthumously awarded to Vietnam News Agency (VNA)’s reporter Dinh Huu Du, who laid down his life while reporting the recent floods in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.
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.
National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty on October 18 inspected the settlement of flood and landslide consequences and visited flood victims in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.
The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has mobilised over 4,000 people, including army soldiers, police, militias and local residents, in search for missing people after a severe flash flood swept through the province on October 11.
Some 72 people have been killed as of 21:00 on October 15 in widespread floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in the central region and northern mountainous provinces.
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.
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.
Torrential rains brought by a tropical low pressure system on October 10 and 11 triggered floods in the northern province of Yen Bai, which caused 16 people dead and missing as of 13:00 pm on October 11.
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 - Floods triggered by heavy rains have left 28 dead and missing in Yen Bai, Son La and Thanh Hoa provinces, according to local officials.
VOV.VN - A landslide caused by heavy rains buried around 100m railway line and six carriages at Lam Giang Station in Van Yen district, Yen Bai province on the evening of October 9.
Natural disaster forecasts should be tailored to specific locations instead of large areas, Nguyen Van Khanh, vice chairman of the People’s Committee of the northern province of Yen Bai has said.
The first National Festival of Dao Ethnic Culture wrapped up in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang on September 30.
Visitors to the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai have been dazzled by various cultural activities within the framework of the Muong Lo Culture-Tourism Week and a festival to explore terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai district which kicked off on September 23.
A paragliding festival kicked off at Mu Cang Chai district’s Khau Pha mountain pass of the northwestern province of Yen Bai on September 23, drawing the participation of 111 domestic and foreign pilots.
VOV.VN - Mu Cang Chai district in Yen Bai province is famous for its golden terraced rice fields, especially in September when the ripe season begins.
VOV.VN - A paragliding festival will transpire September 22-24 at the Khau Pha Pass in the district of Mu Cang Chai in northern Yen Bai Province, reports the HanoiMoi online newspaper.