Tags: natural disaster prevention

Heavy rainfalls leave one dead, another missing

Heavy rainfalls leave one dead, another missing

Heavy rainfalls in the northern mountainous provinces of Lao Cai and Ha Giang left one dead and another missing, causing a loss of nearly VND31 billion (US$1.34 million) as of October 23.

Meeting marks Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Day

Meeting marks Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Day

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, in collaboration with the United Nations in Vietnam, held a meeting in Hanoi on May 20 in response to Vietnam’s Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Day (May 22) with the theme “Joining hands for a society safe from natural disasters.”

Death toll in floods climbs to 54, Hoa Binh hardest hit

Death toll in floods climbs to 54, Hoa Binh hardest hit

Widespread floods triggered by a tropical depression over the past few days have killed 54 people as of 22:00 pm on October 12, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Heavy rains wreak havoc in central provinces

Heavy rains wreak havoc in central provinces

Heavy rains and consequent flash floods have inflicted damages in central south provinces, according to reports from provincial steering committees for natural disaster prevention and rescue.

Vietnam, Laos cooperate in science and technology

Vietnam and Laos will prioritise cooperation programs in the field of information, energy, natural disaster prevention, quality and measurement, and intellectual property management in future.