Deputy PM urges localities, ministries to brace for floods Society

Deputy PM urges localities, ministries to brace for floods

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung, head of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, has asked northern mountainous provinces and certain ministries to take measures to deal with floods and their consequences.
Myanmar: Thousands forced to flee by floods World

Myanmar: Thousands forced to flee by floods

Floods hit eight regions and states in Myanmar recently as a result of heavy rains, forcing at least 9,420 households to evacuate, the Myanmar Disaster Management Department announced on July 25.
Heavy rains inundate over 900 houses in Cao Bang Environment

Heavy rains inundate over 900 houses in Cao Bang

Heavy downpours in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang from July 13 night to the next day submerged 918 local houses, said the office of the provincial steering committee on disaster response, search and rescue.
Northern region braces for typhoon Mun Environment

Northern region braces for typhoon Mun

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has sent a public dispatch to 28 northern and north-central provinces and centrally-run cities as well as relevant agencies urging them to get ready for the upcoming typhoon Mun.
Lai Chau: Four people swept away by flash floods Environment

Lai Chau: Four people swept away by flash floods

Four people have gone missing after being swept away by flash floods in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau on early June 24, according to the provincial Steering Committee for Disaster Response, Search and Rescue.
Heavy rains forecast to hit northern localities Environment

Heavy rains forecast to hit northern localities

Northern localities are forecast to suffer heavy rains beginning on May 27 night, with rainfall expected to reach 200mm within a 24-hour period in some provinces, according to the National Hydro-Meteorological Forecast Centre.
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.