Protecting, maintaining and restoring ecosystems, especially water systems, is among the most urgent tasks for strengthening the country’s resilience to climate change, said Dr Tran Van Giai Phong, technical specialist at the Institute for Social and Environment Transition (ISET).
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked localities in the central coastal and Central Highlands regions to be more proactive in preventing natural disasters to minimize losses.
Enhancing climate change resilience and mitigating the risks of natural disasters to improve rural livelihoods in the delta and coastal areas were the outcomes of a US-funded project announced at a recent conference in the northern province of Nam Dinh.
Vietnam will likely face damage of more than 141.2 trillion VND (6.7 billion USD) due to natural disasters such as typhoons, floods or earthquakes in the next 50 years, the World Bank has said.
VOV.VN - Vietnam needs a financial protection strategy to better protect its population and budget against the cost imposed by natural disasters.
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the southernmost province of Ca Mau has implemented measures to address challenges to local fishermen and ensure targeted output this year.
VOV.VN - Torrential rains and heavy floods in the central and central highland regions over recent days have left 15 dead, 6 missing and 20 injured, according to the Regional Committee for Natural Disasters Prevention and Control.
The National Committee for Search and Rescue must always stand ready for timely and effective response to any incidents and natural disasters.
Ho Chi Minh City wants to learn from Japan’s experience in addressing environmental pollution in urban areas, according to a Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged Vinh Bao district in the northern port city of Hai Phong to exert all-out efforts to soon become a new-style rural district.
VOV.VN - As one of the countries most affected by climate change, Vietnam has proactively adapted to extreme weather phenomena, especially the climate’s influence on agricultural production. A number of solutions have been applied.
Japanese firms NEC Corp. and Mitsubishi Electric Corp. have reached an agreement to research and develop an ASNARO-2 satellite for Vietnam.
Italy will rebuild communities devastated by this week's earthquake and will relaunch efforts to protect the country's buildings and infrastructure from natural disasters, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on August 25.
VOV.VN - The governments of Vietnam and Japan agree that an efficient and competitive ASEAN green economy is vital to creating jobs, strengthening the middle class, and ensuring sustainable economic growth.
Two people were killed and three others injured as they were hit by thunderstorm and lightning in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on August 2, according to the provincial Steering Committee for natural disasters prevention, search and rescue.
People living in coastal areas affected by the pollution from Taiwan’s Formosa Steel Plant (FHS) at the Vung Ang Industrial Zone in north-central Ha Tinh province will receive support in vocational training and be prioritized in labor exports.
Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) will make full use of its coal and gas power plants in July to meet the maximum load capacity of the national power system, which is estimated at 28,690 MW.
Vietnam will spare no effort to ensure better fundamental human rights for people, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh said at the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva , Switzerland, on June 13.
More than 52,400 hectares of shrimp in the southernmost province of Ca Mau were damaged by the recent prolonged drought and saltwater intrusion.
Vietnam needs to be well-prepared to cope with natural disasters, which have become more fierce and unpredictable in recent years, deputy head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s General Irrigation Department Tran Quang Hoai said.