UNDP pledges more  flood-proof houses for Thanh Hoa Society

UNDP pledges more flood-proof houses for Thanh Hoa

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will help build an additional 100 flood-resistant houses for poor households in the north-central coastal province of Thanh Hoa in the coming time, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Kanni Wignaraja has said.
Competition seeks ideas to mitigate climate change impacts Society

Competition seeks ideas to mitigate climate change impacts

A competition for Vietnamese students was launched in Hanoi on October 12 to seek innovative communication solutions to mitigate the impacts of natural disasters and climate change, in response to International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (October 13).
Agricultural sector shows strong performance in tough year: experts Business

Agricultural sector shows strong performance in tough year: experts

2020 has been a tough year for the agricultural sector with various risks and challenges from COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters and climate change impacts such as drought, saltwater intrusion and flooding, according to Associate Prof. Dr. Dao The Anh, Vice Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS).
Mangrove forest growing launched in Mekong Delta Environment

Mangrove forest growing launched in Mekong Delta

A ceremony was held to launch a mangrove afforestation campaign in some provinces in the Mekong Delta on July 20 by the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Ca Mau provincial People’s Committee.