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Floods claim six lives in northern Vietnam

Floods claim six lives in northern Vietnam

VOV.VN -Torrential rain over the past few days has triggered flash floods and landslides across northern mountainous provinces, killing six local people, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Landslide in Lao Cai leaves two dead

Landslide in Lao Cai leaves two dead

VOV.VN - Two individuals from the Dao ethnic minority group were killed after being buried in their tent by a landslide on August 6 which hit Sung Vui village in Phin Ngan commune of Bat Xat district in Lao Cai province.

Severe flooding halts hydropower plant in northern Vietnam

Severe flooding halts hydropower plant in northern Vietnam

VOV.VN - A prolonged period of heavy rain which triggered severe flooding from July 19 to July 21 in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has caused significant losses to local households and construction sites throughout the locality.

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.