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Japan shares experience in natural disaster mitigation

Environment

Japan shares experience in natural disaster mitigation

The application of policies and advanced technologies from Japan towards reducing the damage caused by floods and landslides was highlighted at a seminar held in Hanoi on November 9 by the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) in collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism.

Storm Bebinca wreaks havoc in Thailand

World

Storm Bebinca wreaks havoc in Thailand

Thai authorities said on August 17 that people in 11 villages in northern Thailand’s Nan province had to leave their homes while a resident was electrocuted on August 16 after storm Bebinca made landfall and caused heavy rains and flash floods in the country.