Indonesia: torrential rains force hundreds to evacuate World

Indonesia: torrential rains force hundreds to evacuate

The Indonesia disaster mitigation agency said on April 26 that heavy rain has pounded the capital city of Jakarta, causing the Ciliwung river to burst its banks, prompting flash flooding in at least 17 areas, and forcing hundreds of people to evacuate.
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.
Typhoon Bebinca makes landfall in Vietnam Environment

Typhoon Bebinca makes landfall in Vietnam

Typhoon Bebinca, made landfall in the north central province of Thanh Hoa and weakened into a tropical low pressure early August 17, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
No Vietnamese victims reported in dam collapse in Laos Society

No Vietnamese victims reported in dam collapse in Laos

No information related to Vietnamese citizens was reported after the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Attapeu province’s Sanamxay district of Laos on July 23, according to the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos.