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.
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.
Storm Molave to lash central region Environment

Storm Molave to lash central region

Storm Molave, the ninth of this year and the fourth within a month, will make a landfall in the central region, from Thua Thien-Hue to Khanh Hoa province, with heavy rain and winds of up to 133 kilometres per hour on October 27 night, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
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.
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.