Over 13,000 tonnes of rice provided to needy people in nine provinces Society

Over 13,000 tonnes of rice provided to needy people in nine provinces

Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has signed decisions on the free-of-charge provision of over 13,000 tonnes of rice sourced from the national reserves to nine provinces nationwide to support flood-hit and needy people during the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival and the between-crop period in early 2022.
WB funds Vinh Long’s climate change adaptation Environment

WB funds Vinh Long’s climate change adaptation

The Vietnamese Government and the World Bank (WB) have signed a 126.9 million USD financing agreement to improve access to infrastructure, connectivity and reduce flood risk in the urban core of Vinh Long city in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long, the WB said on January 6.
Over 217 billion VND donated to flood victims Society

Over 217 billion VND donated to flood victims

More than 217 billion VND (USD) has been distributed between November 2020 and December 2021 to assist 730,164 people across 12 provinces and cities in the central region, which was hit by severe floods in October last year.
Emergency relief provided for flood-hit people in Binh Dinh, Phu Yen Society

Emergency relief provided for flood-hit people in Binh Dinh, Phu Yen

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) Central Committee announced on December 2 that it has decided to provide emergency relief worth 540 million VND (nearly 23,800 USD) in cash and goods for people severely affected by floods in the south central provinces of Binh Dinh and Phu Yen.
Results of flood-based livelihood project in Mekong Delta reviewed Environment

Results of flood-based livelihood project in Mekong Delta reviewed

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on November 12 organised a closing workshop for the flood-based livelihood project in support of the water retention strategy for the Mekong Delta via video teleconference to review the results and encourage the up-scaling of the project in the region.
Hanoi receives real-time flood warning technology Environment

Hanoi receives real-time flood warning technology

The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting under the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration and HydroScan Company of Belgium signed a cooperation agreement on the transfer of real-time flood forecast technology for Hanoi’s inner areas.