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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).

Seminar discusses social protection system for children

Seminar discusses social protection system for children

The findings of a study on social protection systems in response to potential environmental risks and traumatic incidents for children and their families were revealed during a seminar in Hanoi on March 13.

Vietnam focuses on natural calamity control

Vietnam focuses on natural calamity control

Projects to prepare for natural disasters and respond to climate change will be further enhanced this year, according to instructions from the National Committee for Natural Calamity Prevention.

Fishermen in Ca Mau help authorities regenerate marine resources

Fishermen in Ca Mau help authorities regenerate marine resources

Authorities in the southernmost province of Ca Mau are working hard to protect aquatic species in an effort to regenerate them following a long bout of overfishing, and fishermen are strictly following restrictions imposed on them for this.

Vietnam to develop its own satellite

Vietnam to develop its own satellite

Vietnam is working to develop its own earth observation satellite, which will help the country manage natural resources and mitigate the impacts of climate change and natural disasters, a conference heard on October 18.

Hanoi to have 25 new parks

Hanoi to have 25 new parks

The Hanoi People’s Committee aims to implement several projects to strengthen national capacity in response to climate change and environmental pollution in the capital during 2016-2020.

Vietnam stays vigilant in response to natural disasters

Vietnam stays vigilant in response to natural disasters

Relevant ministries and sector should channel their focus and draw up measures in response to natural disasters for the time to come, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong at a meeting held in Hanoi on July 25.

Chinese State Councillor extends sympathy over recent flood losses

Chinese State Councillor extends sympathy over recent flood losses

VOV.VN - State Councillor and Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi has sent a message of sympathy to Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh over the heavy losses caused by the recent devastating floods in the northern mountainous provinces.