Dispatch guides localities on disaster preparation Environment

Dispatch guides localities on disaster preparation

After heavy rain has caused flooding and disruption across much of the country in recent weeks, the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on October 10 issued a dispatch to ensure localities are ready to respond to any future downpours.
Experts warn of dangerous weather ahead Environment

Experts warn of dangerous weather ahead

Experts from the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) warned that as summer approaches, people should closely monitor forecasts to have preventive measures in place for thunderstorms and tornadoes.
Last year’s losses from natural disasters lowest in 20 years Environment

Last year’s losses from natural disasters lowest in 20 years

Losses from natural disasters in 2021 were the lowest in 20 years, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh told a conference reviewing last year’s performance of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the Vietnam National Committee for Search and Rescue in Hanoi on January 20.
Torrential rains cause damage to central region Environment

Torrential rains cause damage to central region

Torrential rains and flooding have caused heavy damage to the central region as of 6pm on October 24, according to the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Heavy rains, floods leave eight dead, injured, missing Society

Heavy rains, floods leave eight dead, injured, missing

Three people died, four were injured and one went missing after torrential rains swept through northern and central provinces as of 5pm on October 17, according to the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Central localities asked to brace for Storm Kompasu Environment

Central localities asked to brace for Storm Kompasu

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh on October 12 chaired an online meeting of the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control with six central localities on measures to respond to Storm Kompasu, the eighth entering the East Sea so far this year.
Flooding causes serious damage to northern mountainous region Environment

Flooding causes serious damage to northern mountainous region

The fatalities in serious flooding and landslide caused by prolonged torrential rains over the past few days in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang increased to five as of 15:00 on July 21, according to the office of the national steering committee for natural disaster prevention and control.
Northern, north central regions brace for storm Bebinca  Environment

Northern, north central regions brace for storm Bebinca

The National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the National Committee for Disaster Response, Search and Rescue issued an official dispatch in response to storm Bebinca, the fourth of its kind hitting the country this year.