Switzerland helps Can Tho build model city Society

Switzerland helps Can Tho build model city

Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) will support a project that helps turn the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho into a model urban city adaptive to climate change.
Environment

Weather warnings to be improved

Nguyen Duc Cuong, Head of the Hydrometeorological Information and Natural Disaster Prevention Unit, spoke to Tai Nguyen va Moi Truong (Natural Resources and Environment) about an early warning system.
Natural disasters cost Asia-Pacific 60 billion USD World

Natural disasters cost Asia-Pacific 60 billion USD

Natural disasters in the Asia-Pacific region have cost almost 60 billion USD and claimed 6,000 live in 2014, according to a report from the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
Environment

Int’l hydro-meteorology cooperation projects implemented

The National Hydro-Meteorology Centre will fortify its collaboration with foreign organisations and countries such as Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), Italy and the US to deploy technological potential in forecasting and monitoring hydrological meteorology.
Bac Lieu tackles climate change Environment

Bac Lieu tackles climate change

The Southern province of Bac Lieu are implementing 16 projects worth 3.3 trillion VND (166.9 million USD) during the 2012-2020 period in an effort to address climate change.
Society

Old people play vital role in disaster mitigation

Hundreds of old people in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang and surrounding areas joined a meeting in My Tho city on October 13 in response to the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR).