Lai Chau: floods victims rise to 14 Society

Lai Chau: floods victims rise to 14

Floods and landslides claimed the lives of 14 people, and left 11 missing and 11 others injured in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau as by 16:00 on June 26.
FAO helps Asia-Pacific’s agriculture adapt to climate change Environment

FAO helps Asia-Pacific’s agriculture adapt to climate change

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations is cooperating with its member states in the Asia-Pacific region as well as relevant social organisations to improve the agriculture sector’s adaptation to climate change and reduce its reception of impacts of the weather phenomenon.
Vietnam struggles to improve disaster forecast Society

Vietnam struggles to improve disaster forecast

Participants to a conference in Hanoi on February 26-27 agreed on the need for countries worldwide in general and Vietnam in particular to enhance weather forecast capacity by embracing new technology.
Agencies asked to help mountainous localities to respond to natural disasters  Society

Agencies asked to help mountainous localities to respond to natural disasters

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has assigned the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to work with other ministries and localities concerned to build a master plan on prevention and control of natural disasters for mountainous areas.