The Norwegian Red Cross (NRC) has provided more than US$7 million to help 21 localities nationwide cope with natural disasters and improve environmental hygiene over the past 21 years.
Hastening the disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans remains a huge task for the remaining two months of this year in the context of increasing public debts and limited resources, said Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh.
The Vietnam Environment Administration’s Centre for Environmental Monitoring has issued a dispatch to guide four central coastal provinces affected by the mass fish deaths in April in how to take, preserve and transport water samples for regular testing.
World Bank (WB)-funded projects in Ho Chi Minh City have helped fuel socio-economic development, upgrade traffic facilities, improve the environment and supply water to city dwellers.
A community-based disaster risk management project was launched in central Quang Binh province on June 9, expected to directly benefit 4,000 people and more than 24,000 others indirectly.
A wide range of latest products and services applied in urban water supply management, drainage, environmental hygiene, irrigation, wastewater treatment and water filtering technology are on display at an international exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City.
The northern province of Lao Cai has proposed the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to provide assistance worth up to US$73.6 million for a Sa Pa urban development sub-project.
The Hanoi People’s Committee has approved a US$619 million plan on clean water supply and rural environmental hygiene until 2020 with a vision to 2030.
The seminar on French – Vietnamese cooperation in water and environment cleaning was held in Paris, France on September 7.