Storm Goni to abate to tropical depression Environment

Storm Goni to abate to tropical depression

Storm Goni is forecast to weaken to a tropical depression by 1am on November 6, with its centre on the sea off the coast of the south-central localities from Quang Ngai to Phu Yen, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Vietnam response plan calls for 40 mln USD for central region Society

Vietnam response plan calls for 40 mln USD for central region

The United Nations Resident Coordinator and the Country Director of Save the Children on behalf of the Disaster Management Group have issued the 2020 Vietnam flood response plan to raise 40 million USD to provide assistance for 177,000 of the most vulnerable flood-affected people hard hit in the central region.
MoET offers warm support to flood victims in central region Society

MoET offers warm support to flood victims in central region

A working delegation from the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) has paid a visit to the central region to encourage and support the education sectors in Quang Nam, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, and Thua Thien-Hue provinces, which have been hit hard by the recent record floods and storms.
VNA helps flood-hit people in Thua Thien-Hue Society

VNA helps flood-hit people in Thua Thien-Hue

A working delegation from the Vietnam News Agency (VNA), led by member of the Party Central Committee and VNA Director General Nguyen Duc Loi, visited the central province of Thua Thien-Hue and held a working session with leading officials on November 2.
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.
PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses Politics

PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses

The settlement of the consequences of the recent storms and flooding in the central region was high on the agenda at the Government’s monthly meeting on October 30, during which Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded that efforts to compensate local residents for their losses be redoubled.
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.