Flood death toll in central region rises to 106 Society

Flood death toll in central region rises to 106

The death toll during the recent severe flooding caused by torrential rains in the central region reached 106 as of 5 pm on October 20, while 27 others were missing, reported the Office of the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Meeting discusses support for flooding-hit areas in central region Society

Meeting discusses support for flooding-hit areas in central region

Downpours in the central region, especially mountainous areas, will continue in coming days, heightening the risk of flash floods and landslides, heard a meeting of the Office of the permanent Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on October 18.
Workers affected by COVID-19 receive free vocational training Society

Workers affected by COVID-19 receive free vocational training

The German development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), in cooperation with the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training and the Departments of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in eight cities and provinces, will offer short training courses for 1,000 workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official Environment

Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official

The burning of straw, plant byproducts and other waste on fields near airports produces smoke that affects visibility for pilots and poses a high risk to flight safety, said an official from the Northern Airports Authority under the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.
Fight against COVID-19 under review Society

Fight against COVID-19 under review

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, who is also head of the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control, chaired a meeting in Hanoi on September 24 to review the fight against the pandemic.