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Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control

Typhoon-triggered floods leave 10 dead, 2 missing

Environment

Typhoon-triggered floods leave 10 dead, 2 missing

The death toll caused by floods following typhoon Bebinca, the fourth storm that hit Vietnam this year, had increased to 10 as of August 18, according to the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. ​

Provinces asked to actively cope with low pressure

Society

Provinces asked to actively cope with low pressure

Floods and landslides in Phong Tho district of the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau left six dead, six missing and three others injured, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Prevention and relocation plan needed for southern region

Society

Prevention and relocation plan needed for southern region

More effective plans for natural disaster prevention are needed in the Mekong Delta, which plays an important role in the economy, but is threatened by natural disasters, climate change and landslides, Nguyen Truong Son, Deputy Director General of the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority, said in Can Tho city on July 29.