Over 10,200 areas in Vietnam face landslide threats Environment

Over 10,200 areas in Vietnam face landslide threats

Vietnam has more than 10,200 sites prone to landslide risks located in ten northern mountainous localities, according to the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources under Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Vietnamese firm offers aid to Lao dam-collapse victims Society

Vietnamese firm offers aid to Lao dam-collapse victims

Representatives from the branch of Indo Tran Logistics Corporation of Vietnam in Laos on October 17 handed over 12,300 USD to Laos’s Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare to support Lao people affected by the July dam collapse in Attapeu.
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.
 Prompt actions needed to overcome storm consequences Society

Prompt actions needed to overcome storm consequences

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked steering boards for disaster prevention, and search and rescue in northern cities and provinces affected by storm Son Tinh to promptly mobilise forces and facilities to deal with the aftermath.
Localities urged to protect crops from torrential rains Society

Localities urged to protect crops from torrential rains

The Directorate of Water Resources under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued a notice on ensuring safety of irrigation facilities and preventing crops from being flooded by torrential rains in northern and north central regions.