Tags: natural disasters

Training course on dyke protection, flood prevention

Training course on dyke protection, flood prevention

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.

Khanh Hoa province braces for natural disasters

Khanh Hoa province braces for natural disasters

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.

PM calls for greater efforts to cope with natural disasters

PM calls for greater efforts to cope with natural disasters

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.

Vietnam, Australia to set up strategic partnership in PM’s visit

Vietnam, Australia to set up strategic partnership in PM’s visit

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.

2017 plagued by devestating natural disasters

2017 plagued by devestating natural disasters

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.

Experts: Deforestation worsening natural-disaster risks

Experts: Deforestation worsening natural-disaster risks

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.

Project helps build homes for the needy

Project helps build homes for the needy

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.

ASEAN delivers emergency aid to storm victims

ASEAN delivers emergency aid to storm victims

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 calls for proactive response to natural disasters

Prime Minister calls for proactive response to natural disasters

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.

Vietnamese in Mozambique celebrate Women’s Day

Vietnamese in Mozambique celebrate Women’s Day

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.