A delegation of the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development had a working visit to Japan from November 30 – December 4 to learn the host country’s experiences in coping with super Typhoon Hagibis, especially in the dyke management.
Erosion keeps swallowing chunk after chunk of Vietnam's southern metropolis, but its remedial and prevention work is yet to keep pace.
The Lao Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare held a ceremony in Vientiane on September 19 to receive donations from the Vietnamese community in Laos to support flood victims in the central and southern regions of Laos.
Storm Podul, the fourth hitting the East Sea, left three people killed and four others injured as of 3 pm on September 1.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) Central Committee on August 12 presented nearly 300 million VND (12,900 USD) as urgent relief aid to 98 flood-affected households in Dinh Quan district, the southern province of Dong Nai.
The Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked ministries, sectors and localities to continue implementing measures to overcome consequences of rains and floods caused by Typhoon Mun, ensuring the safety of dams.
The US’s Adventist Development and Relief Agency International organisation has provided 89,700 USD to the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to help the locality overcome natural disaster consequences.
Vietnam’s search and rescue forces will maintain round-the-clock duty so as to give timely response to natural disasters, particularly when the flood and storm season is coming.
A consultation workshop for a project on sustainable livelihood for rural women amidst climate change and natural disaster risks was held in Hanoi on April 22 by the UN Women in Vietnam.
Vietnam is expected to master the remote sensing satellite manufacturing technology under the national remote sensing development strategy to 2030 with a vision towards 2040, recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Royal projects and Doi Kham shops featured at the Un Ai Rak Klai Khwam Nao Winter Festival expect keen interest from visitors to continue through this final week of the event after proving popular over the month the festival has been taking place.
The application of policies and advanced technologies from Japan towards reducing the damage caused by floods and landslides was highlighted at a seminar held in Hanoi on November 9 by the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) in collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism.
VOV.VN - A flashflood triggered by torrential rains which hit Quang Binh district, northern Ha Giang province on October 22 caused one dead, another missing and great human and property losses, said the chairman of the district People’s Committee, Nguyen Tien Dung.
The north central province of Thanh Hoa has called for the Government’s support to help local people to overcome consequences of natural disasters and stabilise their lives.
Localities in the Mekong Delta and some ministries have been urged to stay active to respond to and mitigate impact of flooding as the Mekong River is now in full spate and the water level still keeps rising.
As many as 1,000 scholarships and 3,000 gifts will be presented to poor children in areas with extreme natural conditions or suffered from natural disaster and flood of seven central localities.
Deputy chief of the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Nguyen Truong Son asked localities in the Mekong Delta region to prepare measures to cope with natural disasters at a meeting in Hanoi on July 31.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked relevant agencies to take synchronous measures to deal with possible natural disasters.
Many important national highways and provincial roads across several northern provinces have been repaired and are now resuming operations after the localities were seriously hit by flash floods and landslides several days ago.
VOV.VN - At least three people have been killed in heavy rains and severe flooding in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang as of June 25, according to the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.