The General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a training course on dyke protection techniques and flood prevention in the central coastal province of Nghe An on June 21.
The People’s Committee of the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa has ordered departments, branches and local authorities to carry out measures to respond to unusual weather patterns in 2018.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called for greater efforts to make Vietnam resilient to natural disasters at a conference of the Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control in Hanoi on March 29 to evaluate natural disaster prevention work.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will sign the Joint Statement on establishing the Vietnam – Australia Strategic Partnership during the former's visit to Australia, creating the political and legal framework for the two countries' relations to develop in the coming time.
The Department of Cooperatives and Rural Development and non-governmental Good Neighbors International (GNI) signed a pact on March 7 to develop new cooperative models and farm produce value chains in Vietnam.
The Republic of Korea (RoK) offered 10,000 tonnes of rice in humanitarian aid to typhoon-hit residents in Vietnam’s central provinces, said deputy chief of the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Vu Xuan Thanh.
Investing in technology is essential to increase the quality of hydro-meteorological anticipation to prevent natural disasters and mitigate their damages, heard a seminar in Hanoi on February 27.
Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Petteri Taalas has proposed Vietnam soon appoint a permanent representative to the organisation.
This year’s year-end bonuses at enterprises nationwide are expected to be higher than last year.
VOV.VN - As a country seriously affected by global climate change, Vietnam considers adaptation to climate change vital to socio-economic development, especially to the agricultural sector.
Vietnam experienced unprecedentedly severe natural disasters in 2017, resulting in 386 people dead and missing and some 60,000 billion VND (2.6 billion USD) worth of damage.
Unsustainable livelihoods, including the chopping down of protective forests for agricultural production and building houses near streams and rivers, have increased risks of natural disasters, officials admitted at a recent meeting.
Anyone who meets Pham Thi Huong Giang, initiator and key operator of the "Nha Chong Lu" (Flood Resistant Houses) – a social project which supports residents living in areas affected by natural disasters, always wonders how this woman has so much energy to handle her heavy workload.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged youngsters to become pioneers in all sectors, from socio-economic development to national defence.
VOV.VN - Every year, natural disasters and epidemics have caused great losses for the Vietnamese agricultural sector and farmers, accounting for 1.5% of the national GDP. As a result, agricultural insurance has become an urgent need.
VOV.VN - An aircraft carrying emergency relief from ASEAN countries to the victims of storm Damrey recently hit Vietnam's central and south-central regions landed at Cam Ranh Airport, Khanh Hoa Province on the morning of November 16.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 30 conveyed a message to mark the 20th year of devastating Typhoon Linda – the worst to strike the Mekong Delta in 100 years, in which he called on people to stay vigilant and play a more active role in response to natural disasters.
The Embassy of Vietnam in Mozambique held a celebration on October 21 to mark the 87th anniversary of Vietnam Women’s Day (October 20) with the participation of Vietnamese women in Mozambique.
The Prime Minister on October 16 decided to allocate nearly 29,000 tonnes of rice from national reserves for the central province of Nghe An, which has suffered serious losses due to natural disasters.
The Government has urged ministries, agencies and localities to take drastic actions to complete targets and tasks for 2017.