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Localities urged to actively respond to possible storm

Environment

Localities urged to actively respond to possible storm

The Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control and the National Committee on Search and Rescue on August 5 sent an urgent dispatch to localities and ministries calling for active response to a risk of a storm that may come from a tropical depression.

North region prepares for Storm Utor

Society

North region prepares for Storm Utor

The Central Committee for Flood and Storm Control and the National Committee for Search and Rescue has warned coastal provinces from northern Quang Ninh to central Phu Yen and relevant agencies of approaching storm Utor.

Storm Kai Tak leaves three dead, injures five

Environment

Storm Kai Tak leaves three dead, injures five

Thousands of houses were blown down by Storm Kai Tak during the night of August 17 as it changed direction and headed for the northern mountainous provinces of Phu Tho and Yen Bai after hitting the coast in Quang Ninh province.

Better midwives can save lives

Health

Better midwives can save lives

Professional midwifery services during pregnancy and childbirth are critical to lowering the mortality rate of women and babies, a conference heard on Nov. 10.

Typhoon Nesat sets sights on Vietnam

Society

Typhoon Nesat sets sights on Vietnam

After barrelling into the eastern Philippines , Typhoon Nesat is making its way towards storm-battered Vietnam , which is currently in the grip of Tropical Depression Haitang.