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.
Northern region prepares for natural disasters Environment

Northern region prepares for natural disasters

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked ministries, sectors and local governments to prepare for flooding as a result of heavy downpours in the northern region in the coming days.
ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought ASEAN

ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought

ASEAN-member countries have vowed to take immediate action to resolve problems caused by worsening drought in Southeast Asia, especially in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region, which is especially susceptible to global warming.
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.