Da Nang suffers historic flooding, one death reported Society

Da Nang suffers historic flooding, one death reported

Due to impacts of Sonca, the fifth storm entering the East sea so far this year, Da Nang has suffered a historic flooding that has caused great losses, the central city's Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search, Rescue and Civil Defence reported on October 15.
Thailand issues flood warning nationwide World

Thailand issues flood warning nationwide

Thailand's National Water Command Centre issued advice to people in 56 provinces today (Saturday), including Bangkok and its suburbs, to be alert for overflows of rivers due to heavy rains over the previous 24 hours.
Top legislator offers sympathy to Pakistan over flood losses Politics

Top legislator offers sympathy to Pakistan over flood losses

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue has sent a letter of sympathy to Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani and Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan Raja Pervez Ashraf over grave human and property losses caused by floods in the country.
UNDP pledges more  flood-proof houses for Thanh Hoa Society

UNDP pledges more flood-proof houses for Thanh Hoa

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will help build an additional 100 flood-resistant houses for poor households in the north-central coastal province of Thanh Hoa in the coming time, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Kanni Wignaraja has said.
Malaysia: Floods force thousands of people to evacuate World

Malaysia: Floods force thousands of people to evacuate

As many as 17,185 people in Malaysia had to evacuate from their homes to 140 flood relief centres due to severe floods in the northern states of Kelantan and Terengganu, the Malaysian National Disaster Management Agency said on March 2.
Expert points to three key pillars in climate change response Environment

Expert points to three key pillars in climate change response

Amid the severe impacts of climate change and sea level rise, especially in the Mekong Delta region, there are three key pillars for Vietnam to base itself on in designing policies to tackle the problem, Dr. Tran Huu Hiep underlined in his recent article run on Saigon Giai phong newspaper.