Vietnam Red Cross Society presents aid to flood victims Society

Vietnam Red Cross Society presents aid to flood victims

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRSC) Central Committee on October 30 sent emergency aid of nearly 2.6 billion VND (112,000 USD) in cash and kind to flood-hit households in the central provinces of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai and south-central Binh Dinh and Phu Yen provinces.
Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences Society

Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on October 29 decided to establish seven working groups to address post-flooding environmental issues, promote disease prevention, and offer nutrition consultation to seven central provinces which were hit by recent storms and floods.
Urgent aid rushed to flood victims Society

Urgent aid rushed to flood victims

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has presented an emergency aid package worth 20,000 USD, from the KOICA Club Vietnam fund, to the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) to help disadvantaged groups affected by the recent floods in the central region.
Airlines adjust schedules due to Storm Molave Business

Airlines adjust schedules due to Storm Molave

Many domestic flights have been delayed or cancelled as Storm Molave, the ninth of this year and the fourth within a month, is forecast to make a landfall in the central region on October 27 night.
About 150,000 flood survivors in need of food aid over next 6 months Society

About 150,000 flood survivors in need of food aid over next 6 months

Some 150,000 flood survivors in central Vietnam will be in urgent need of food aid over the next five to six months, while 110,000 vulnerable people will require support to recover their livelihoods and agricultural production, the Disaster Risk Reduction Partnership (DRRP) reported at a meeting in Hanoi on October 26.
Quang Binh’s roads severely damaged by floods Society

Quang Binh’s roads severely damaged by floods

Continuous flooding in the past half month has caused huge damage to the transport system in the central province of Quang Binh . Many roads were eroded, seriously affecting transport in the central coastal locality.
PM inspects post-flood recovery in central region  Society

PM inspects post-flood recovery in central region

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 24 underlined the urgent need to ensure normal lives and livelihoods for people in flood-hit areas in the central region, and to help them soon stabilise their lives.
Quang Binh presents gifts to Lao students Society

Quang Binh presents gifts to Lao students

The central province of Quang Binh on October 24 presented 100 gift packages worth 80 million VND (3,450 USD) to Lao students who are studying in training facilities in the locality.
PM approves 500 billion VND to support flood-hit localities Society

PM approves 500 billion VND to support flood-hit localities

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to temporarily allocate 500 billion VND (over 23 million USD) from the central budget’s reserves of 2020 to support five central provinces of Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien – Hue, Quang Nam, and Ha Tinh in carrying out rescue tasks, social security work and overcoming consequences of floods.
Minister directs coping with storm, flooding in central region Society

Minister directs coping with storm, flooding in central region

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked ministries, agencies and localities to seriously follow directions of the Secretariat, Prime Minister and head of the Central Steering Committee on Disaster Prevention and Control on response to the eighth storm and overcoming consequences of flooding in the central region.