Natural disasters have killed about 7,500 people in the past 10 years in Vietnam, according to a conference themed Methods to assess damages and impacts caused by storms, which will conclude on Nov. 11 in Nha Trang City in south-central Khanh Hoa province.

The four-day conference, which was held by the Storm Committee under the World Meteorological Organisation and the Natural Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, was attended by more than 70 experts from 13 Asian Pacific countries./.