Typhoon Rai to cause heavy rains in central coastal region Environment

Typhoon Rai to cause heavy rains in central coastal region

Typhoon Rai, the ninth storm to hit Vietnam this year, is forecast to cause heavy rain across the area spanning from central Thua Thien – Hue to Khanh Hoa provinces between the evening of December 18 and December 19, with common rainfall of 100-250mm and over 300mm in some places.
Thailand suffers from serious flooding World

Thailand suffers from serious flooding

Tropical Storm Dianmu has caused widespread flooding in 30 provinces in central, northern and northeastern Thailand, affecting more than 70,000 households, the country’s Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department said.
Condolences sent to Indonesia, Timor Leste over flood, landslides Politics

Condolences sent to Indonesia, Timor Leste over flood, landslides

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister (FM) Pham Binh Minh on April 6 cabled a message of condolences to Indonesian FM Retno Marsudi and Timor Leste FM Adaljiza Albertina Xavier Reis Magno over human and property losses caused by the recent flood and landslides in the two countries.
Floods, landslides kill over 150 in Indonesia, Timor Leste World

Floods, landslides kill over 150 in Indonesia, Timor Leste

Floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in a cluster of islands in southeast Indonesia and Timor Leste have killed at least 157 people, with many still unaccounted for and thousands displaced, authorities said on April 6. ​
Flood-affected school students get scholarships Society

Flood-affected school students get scholarships

A total of 220 school students whose families were affected by floods and storms from Nghe An to Quang Ngai provinces received scholarships worth 2.2 billion VND (95,000 USD) from the Vietnam Central Disaster Prevention Support Fund (QPT) for continuing their education.
Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USD Society

Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USD

Drought, rains, inundation and landslides have cost the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau an estimated over 1 trillion VND (43 million USD) from the outset of the year, according to the provincial steering committee on natural disaster prevention, search and rescue.
Storm Vamco wreaks havoc in central localities Environment

Storm Vamco wreaks havoc in central localities

Storm Vamco, the 13th storm to enter the East Sea this year, caused 18 people in the central region to suffer from injury as of 5pm on November 15, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.