Vietnam focuses on natural calamity control Society

Vietnam focuses on natural calamity control

Projects to prepare for natural disasters and respond to climate change will be further enhanced this year, according to instructions from the National Committee for Natural Calamity Prevention.
Localities brace for storm Bebinca Society

Localities brace for storm Bebinca

Northern coastal provinces are bracing for storm Bebinca as the storm is forecast to land in the northern coastline from the Hai Phong city to Nghe An province.
Training course on dyke protection, flood prevention Environment

Training course on dyke protection, flood prevention

The General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a training course on dyke protection techniques and flood prevention in the central coastal province of Nghe An on June 21.
Hanoi reforms building permit regulations Society

Hanoi reforms building permit regulations

Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee has decentralised power in granting construction permits, which is expected to help it better manage and curb violations in construction.
Flood risk plan to relocate thousands Environment

Flood risk plan to relocate thousands

Thousands of households living on the corridor of (Hong) Red River dyke system in Hanoi will likely be moved as part of the flood prevention plan, authorities and experts have said.
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Central region braces for tropical storm

Thousands of fishing vessels have headed for safe harbour as storms continue to lash the central provinces, damaging homes, washing away bridges, closing schools and forcing large scale relocations for several affected communities.
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HCM City staff take stock of flood prevention

The Ho Chi Minh City authority has urged local Steering Centre for Urban Flood Control to check the progress of work on irrigation and environmental sanitation projects to prevent flooding as the rainy season begins.