RoK helps modernise disaster forecasting, warning system hinh anh 1A storm hit northern province of Quang Ninh. (Source: VNA)

Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) launched a joint project on modernising the disaster forecasting and warning system for Vietnam’s Northeast region at a conference on October 28.

The conference discussed in details the technology and equipment that the RoK’s Meteorological Administration (KMA) will provide to the Northeast Station for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting under the project.

The non-refundable aid project sponsored by the RoK’s government aims to help improve the quality of forecasts, thus minimising casualties and asset damages caused by natural disasters for the northeast region.

Jea Mok Jeon, an official of the KMA, said the RoK will continue to assist Vietnam, which is located in one of the five regions most prone to storms in the world, in this field.-VNA