Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USD Society

Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USD

Drought, rains, inundation and landslides have cost the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau an estimated over 1 trillion VND (43 million USD) from the outset of the year, according to the provincial steering committee on natural disaster prevention, search and rescue.
Plan seeks 40 million USD for flood response in Vietnam Society

Plan seeks 40 million USD for flood response in Vietnam

An assessment jointly carried out by Government agencies and the United Nations (UN) office has pointed out the need to provide multi-sectoral assistance for 177,000 of the most vulnerable people in five Vietnamese central provinces worst hit by storms and floods.
Overseas Vietnamese supporting flood victims Society

Overseas Vietnamese supporting flood victims

The General Association of Vietnamese People in Thailand on November 1 handed over more than 5 million THB (160,000 USD) to the Vietnamese Embassy in the country, to support flood victims at home.
Vessels at sea told to seek safe shelter to avoid Typhoon Goni Society

Vessels at sea told to seek safe shelter to avoid Typhoon Goni

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on November 2 asked authorised agencies and coastal localities to immediately direct vessels at sea to move to safe shelter and to evacuate people from aquatic farms at sea and at-risk areas to avoid the worst of Typhoon Goni.
Forces rush to search for storm victims Society

Forces rush to search for storm victims

Nguyen Van Tien, Deputy Chief of the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, on October 29 asked cities and provinces affected by Storm Molave to continue following instructions on disaster response.
Services held for 22 Quang Tri landslide-killed soldiers Society

Services held for 22 Quang Tri landslide-killed soldiers

Respects were paid and memorial services held on October 22 for 22 officers and soldiers of Economic-Defence Army 337 of Military Region 4, who sacrificed their lives conducting flood response operations in central Quang Tri province. ​
Aid rushed to flood victims in central region Society

Aid rushed to flood victims in central region

Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong on October 21 visited and presented relief aid to residents affected by torrential rains and floods in Huong So ward, Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
Flood death toll in central region rises to 106 Society

Flood death toll in central region rises to 106

The death toll during the recent severe flooding caused by torrential rains in the central region reached 106 as of 5 pm on October 20, while 27 others were missing, reported the Office of the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Japanese gov’t helps Thua Thien – Hue flood victims Society

Japanese gov’t helps Thua Thien – Hue flood victims

Through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Japanese government is assisting flood victims in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue with 50 water purifiers and 250 plastic mattresses, helping ease difficulties the victims are suffering, the JICA said on October 19.
Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far Society

Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far

The death toll during recent severe flooding in the central region reached 84 while 38 others were missing as of 6pm of October 18, reported the Office of the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Bodies of seven landslide victims found Society

Bodies of seven landslide victims found

As of 3pm on October 15, rescuers had found bodies of seven victims at the site of the Song Bo forest rangers’ office in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, where 13 members of a working team went missing after the building was buried in landslides.