A painting exhibition on super typhoon Haiyan, one of the most devastating natural disasters in the history of Southeast Asia and the world, opened in Hanoi on April 11, to commemorate the victims.
(VOV) - Vietnam and China have shared hosting duties for the third ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Plus Expert Working Group on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief on January 17.
(VOV) - The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) has disbursed VND4.8 billion from its budget to support families in special difficulty in 37 provinces to enjoy a happy lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
(VOV) -Ebara, Japan’s leading water pump maker, has inaugurated its first Vietnam-based plant with the intention of helping the country in flood prevention and control.
(VOV) -Vietnamese People’s Navy Commander Admiral Nguyen Van Hien is in the Indonesian capital Jakarta to attend a two-day conference on maritime security and safety from December 10.
(VOV) -An international seminar in Hanoi on December 5 heard despite living in one of the five countries most vulnerable to climate change, the Vietnamese public has yet to properly acknowledge the threat’s true severity.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) jointly opened a seminar on orientations for building the ASEAN Community beyond 2015 in Hanoi on December
A EUR411,700 project has helped mitigate the devastating impact of natural disasters in the country through enhancing relevant officials’ capacity in community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM).
(VOV) - The Ministry of Defence has decided to provide US$30,000 in humanitarian aid to support Philippine soldiers who were severely affected by recent typhoon Haiyan.
(VOV) - Leaders of 13 Asian cities are gathering in Hanoi on November 18-19 to discuss urban planning and energy policies in the region.
The number of dead and missing people as the result of natural disasters in Vietnam fell from 2,030 in the 2002-2007 period to 1,868 during 2008-2012, as a result of a series of preventive measures.
A model of provincial disaster response team (PDRT) was introduced to a seminar in central Quang Nam province on September 18.
(VOV) - The National Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention’s September 7 report puts the death toll from recent heavy rain, floods, and landslides in northern provinces at 25.
(VOV) -A UNESCO education initiative for sustainable development was launched in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on August 24.
(VOV) -Participants at a regional media seminar held in Hanoi over July 25–26 have heard media agencies play a key role in reducing the risks of disasters, especially via the accurate and timely provision of early warnings.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has selected Can Tho and Hue cities as beneficiaries of its technical assistance project to provide disaster risk financing solutions for them to cope with climate change.
The Vietnam Red Cross reviewed the outcome of a project on enhancing local community’s capacity on coping with natural disaster risks in the Mekong Delta region at a conference on May 27 held in An Giang province.
(VOV) -Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) officials gathered in Hanoi on May 9 to devise measures helping businesses resume operation and production in the wake of natural disasters.
(VOV) - PM Nguyen Tan Dung has emphasised the need to realise the vision of a united and resilient ASEAN community in order to expand its role in addressing regional challenges.
(VOV) - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will donate US$4.17 million to help Vietnam strengthen its capacity to cope with natural disasters.