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.
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.
1,092 flood-proof houses built under GCF-funded project Society

1,092 flood-proof houses built under GCF-funded project

Up to 1,092 flood-proof houses were built in 2018 under the project on improving the resilience of vulnerable costal communities to climate change related impacts in Vietnam, funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), heard a conference in Hanoi on December 18.
Japan shares experience in natural disaster mitigation Environment

Japan shares experience in natural disaster mitigation

The application of policies and advanced technologies from Japan towards reducing the damage caused by floods and landslides was highlighted at a seminar held in Hanoi on November 9 by the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) in collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism.
Prevention and relocation plan needed for southern region Society

Prevention and relocation plan needed for southern region

More effective plans for natural disaster prevention are needed in the Mekong Delta, which plays an important role in the economy, but is threatened by natural disasters, climate change and landslides, Nguyen Truong Son, Deputy Director General of the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority, said in Can Tho city on July 29.