1,092 flood-proof houses built under GCF-funded project Society

1,092 flood-proof houses built under GCF-funded project

Up to 1,092 flood-proof houses were built in 2018 under the project on improving the resilience of vulnerable costal communities to climate change related impacts in Vietnam, funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), heard a conference in Hanoi on December 18.
Meeting marks Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Day Environment

Meeting marks Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Day

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, in collaboration with the United Nations in Vietnam, held a meeting in Hanoi on May 20 in response to Vietnam’s Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Day (May 22) with the theme “Joining hands for a society safe from natural disasters.”
Project helps build homes for the needy Society

Project helps build homes for the needy

Anyone who meets Pham Thi Huong Giang, initiator and key operator of the "Nha Chong Lu" (Flood Resistant Houses) – a social project which supports residents living in areas affected by natural disasters, always wonders how this woman has so much energy to handle her heavy workload.
Disaster-hit households need help to resume daily lives Society

Disaster-hit households need help to resume daily lives

As people in flood-hit provinces struggle to piece together severely disrupted lives, local authorities are calling out for urgent help to deal with major damage suffered by dykes, irrigation works and other construction projects.
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Government helps build flood-proof housing

As many as 40,000 families in central provinces will receive financial assistance to build flood-proof houses under a Ministry of Construction proposal approved by the Government on February 20.
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Architects design flood-proof homes

The Vietnam Architecture Association has launched a design competition challenging domestic and overseas Vietnamese architects to come up with an innovative idea for building houses in flood-prone areas
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Urgent aids to Typhoon Mirinae victims

Vietnam will provide 225 billion VND (12.6 million USD) and 10,000 tonnes of rice to central and Central Highlands provinces to help them overcome the consequences of Typhoon Mirinae.