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Northern region prepares for natural disasters

Northern region prepares for natural disasters

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked ministries, sectors and local governments to prepare for flooding as a result of heavy downpours in the northern region in the coming days.

UNICEF to help Ca Mau respond to natural disasters, epidemics

UNICEF to help Ca Mau respond to natural disasters, epidemics

UNICEF Vietnam is willing to provide technical support and cooperate with the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau to tackle issues triggered by natural disasters and epidemics, UNICEF Representative in Vietnam Rana Flowers told provincial leaders on May 26.

PM calls for measures to cope with natural disasters

PM calls for measures to cope with natural disasters

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked ministries and localities to keep a close watch on weather developments and take measures to deal with the consequences of downpours, whirlwinds, lightning and hail.

Workshop studies how technology can help cope with natural disasters

Workshop studies how technology can help cope with natural disasters

Technology and science is key to coping with future natural disasters, it was agreed at a recent workshop in Hanoi organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Localities suffer great losses from natural disasters

Localities suffer great losses from natural disasters

The Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control’s Office on August 6 reported that so far, Storm Wipha has claimed 10 lives and left 11 people missing, destroyed 91 houses and caused great property losses.

Vietnam loses 860 million USD to natural disasters last year

Vietnam loses 860 million USD to natural disasters last year

Vietnam recorded 224 persons dead and missing and economic losses of nearly 20 trillion VND (859.5 million USD) in natural disasters in 2018, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

PM emphasises prevention in coping with natural disasters

PM emphasises prevention in coping with natural disasters

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has emphasised the Government’s consistent view of building a society safe from natural disasters mainly based on risk control and prevention at a conference on June 20 reviewing natural disaster control and search and rescue work in 2018.

Natural disasters leave four dead, missing

Natural disasters leave four dead, missing

Natural calamities left four dead and missing nationwide from June 1-3, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control reported.

Raising public awareness of natural disaster preparedness

Raising public awareness of natural disaster preparedness

Competent authorities should work to raise public awareness as well as improve their forecasting capacity against natural disasters in the context of extreme and unpredictable climate change, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong said in a letter penned for the 72nd anniversary of the Traditional Day on Natural Disaster Prevention (May 22).