Cat Linh-Ha Dong trains passed safety and environmental assessment Society

Cat Linh-Ha Dong trains passed safety and environmental assessment

The Vietnam Register Authority under the Ministry of Transport announced it has completed the assessment and issued technical safety and environmental protection certification for 13 trains and other related components of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway, Hanoi’s long-delayed first metro project.
Indonesia among countries with highest natural disaster risk World

Indonesia among countries with highest natural disaster risk

Indonesia has been identified as one of the 35 countries with the highest natural disaster risk, based on the number of fatalities in natural disasters between 2015 and 2020, said head of the country’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) Doni Monardo.
Assistance comes for flood-hit residents in Thua Thien-Hue Society

Assistance comes for flood-hit residents in Thua Thien-Hue

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man and State Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on November 30 presented aid packages to people of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, to help them surmount consequences of recent storms and floods.
More support for localities hit by storms, floods Society

More support for localities hit by storms, floods

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide additional 670 billion VND (29 million USD) from the central budget reserves for nine central and Central Highlands provinces to address consequences of recent storms and floods.
Coastal central localities urged to take active response to storm Vamco Society

Coastal central localities urged to take active response to storm Vamco

The Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the National Committee for Disaster Response, Search and Rescue have urged coastal central cities and provinces from Thanh Hoa to Binh Thuan to actively respond to Vamco, the 13th storm to hit the East Sea this year.
Deputy PM orders quick response to Etau, Vamco storms Society

Deputy PM orders quick response to Etau, Vamco storms

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung called for drastic measures to minimise the damage set to be caused by Etau and Vamco, the 12th and 13th storms to hit the East Sea this year, at a meeting in Hanoi on November 10.
Vessels at sea told to seek safe shelter to avoid Typhoon Goni Society

Vessels at sea told to seek safe shelter to avoid Typhoon Goni

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on November 2 asked authorised agencies and coastal localities to immediately direct vessels at sea to move to safe shelter and to evacuate people from aquatic farms at sea and at-risk areas to avoid the worst of Typhoon Goni.
PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses Society

PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses

The settlement of the consequences of the recent storms and flooding in the central region was high on the agenda at the Government’s monthly meeting on October 30, during which Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded that efforts to compensate local residents for their losses be redoubled.
Philippines braces for approaching storm ASEAN

Philippines braces for approaching storm

The death toll from Typhoon Molave has risen to 22 in the Philippines, said the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on October 30, while another storm is on the way.
PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses Politics

PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses

The settlement of the consequences of the recent storms and flooding in the central region was high on the agenda at the Government’s monthly meeting on October 30, during which Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded that efforts to compensate local residents for their losses be redoubled.
Forces rush to search for storm victims Society

Forces rush to search for storm victims

Nguyen Van Tien, Deputy Chief of the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, on October 29 asked cities and provinces affected by Storm Molave to continue following instructions on disaster response.