VOV.VN -The Tien Giang province People's Committee granted Certificates of Merit to nine Vietnamese fishermen from the TG-90983 TS fishing vessel on August 20 following their rescue of 22 Filipinos from a sinking boat.
VOV.VN - A ship coded SAR412 that belongs to the Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre Vietnam (MRCC) rescued a stranded ship coded DNa90946 in Thua Thien Hue province.
VOV.VN - On October 4, a fire broke out at a beauty salon in Ngo Van So street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi, forcing people to flee the building in panic.
VOV.VN - There were 21 explosions reported in Vietnam in 2017, claiming 11 lives and causing property damage in excess of VND4 billion, according to the Vietnam Fire and Rescue Police Department.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City has injected roughly US$48.4 million in the past two years to carry out 36 projects in fire prevention and control and rescue as well as provide equipment.
Mozambique’s Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario led a delegation to visit the National Steering Committee for response to incidents, natural disasters and search and rescue in Hanoi on July 31.
State-of-the-art products in fire protection and rescue, security and safety will be introduced at the 10th International Security, Fire and Safety Exhibition & Conference in Vietnam (Secutech Vietnam 2017) which will be opened in Ho Chi Minh City from July 16.
A Vietnamese merchant ship was saved from robbery or kidnapping recently thanks to the Malaysian Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom), according to the country’s Bernama News Agency.
The Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre Zone 2 in the central city of Da Nang in coordination with the city’s 115 emergency aid centre on December 2 brought a sick crewmember of a foreign vessel to the mainland for treatment after giving him first aid at sea.
Vietnam has become a smuggling hub for endangered animals destined for the Chinese market.
President Tran Dai Quang has urged the fire prevention and fighting police force to enhance the efficacy of State management over fire prevention and rescue, while rolling out comprehensive measures to avoid fire and explosion.
The Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre for Zone 2 in Danang (Danang MRCC) has rescued a Singaporean sailor who fell serious ill on the Cook Islands flagged vessel Sam Young offshore central Danang city.
A Philippine citizen who fell serious ill on the Liberian flagged ship Nave Cetus, about 215 nautical miles off southern Vung Tau city, was safely taken ashore and given treatment on August 11.
The Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control and the National Committee for Search and Rescue held a teleconference on July 26 to deploy works to coping with typhoon Mirinae – the first to batter Vietnam this year.
VOV.VN - As part of a round-the-world training voyage, the Japan Coast Guard training ship Kojima has arrived at the Tien Sa Port for a five-day visit to the Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) Zone 2 base in Danang.
Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh came to the Chinese Embassy in Hanoi on July 6 to thank China for assisting Vietnam in the search and rescue work in the incident involving CASA-212 aircraft.
Ten women died in a sinking rubber boat off the coast of Libya on June 30 and an Italian ship rescued hundreds of other migrants, the Italian coastguard said.
VOV.VN - The search and rescue forces have found and recovered first debris of missing plane CASA 212 on the morning of June 17.
Drought from the beginning of 2016 has inflicted a loss of VND90 billion (US$4 million) to the agricultural sector of the south central coastal province of Khanh Hoa.
People who need emergency rescue services from any part of the country will be able to phone 112 for help once an emergency communications project, recently approved by the Prime Minister, is completed.