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Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control

Storm Pabuk kills one, injures six

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Storm Pabuk kills one, injures six

Storm Pabuk, the first to hit the East Sea this year, killed one person, left one missing and injured six others in southern localities by 10am on January 5, according to the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Prevention and relocation plan needed for southern region

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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.

Vietnam Red Cross sends more aid to flood victims

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Vietnam Red Cross sends more aid to flood victims

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) has sent the second batch of urgent aid worth over 870 million VND (37,900 USD) to victims of recent floods and landslides in the two northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Ha Giang.

Fresh typhoon hits East Sea

Environment

Fresh typhoon hits East Sea

Typhoon Kaitak entered the south of the East Sea on December 18 afternoon. It is forecast to get stronger, according to the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting.