President commends Quang Nam’s fire-fighters Society

President commends Quang Nam’s fire-fighters

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has commended the fire-fighting section of the police of central Quang Nam province for their efforts to successfully rescue a group of teachers and students trapped on the bank of a stream in Que Son district.
Experts warn of dangerous weather ahead Environment

Experts warn of dangerous weather ahead

Experts from the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) warned that as summer approaches, people should closely monitor forecasts to have preventive measures in place for thunderstorms and tornadoes.
Women’s role in natural disaster control highlighted Environment

Women’s role in natural disaster control highlighted

Women is the group that is hard hit by natural disasters and an important factor in natural disaster prevention and control, according to Nguyen Van Tien, Deputy General Director of the Disaster Management Authority (VNDMA) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Last year’s losses from natural disasters lowest in 20 years Environment

Last year’s losses from natural disasters lowest in 20 years

Losses from natural disasters in 2021 were the lowest in 20 years, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh told a conference reviewing last year’s performance of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the Vietnam National Committee for Search and Rescue in Hanoi on January 20.
Torrential rains cause damage to central region Environment

Torrential rains cause damage to central region

Torrential rains and flooding have caused heavy damage to the central region as of 6pm on October 24, according to the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Heavy rains, floods leave eight dead, injured, missing Society

Heavy rains, floods leave eight dead, injured, missing

Three people died, four were injured and one went missing after torrential rains swept through northern and central provinces as of 5pm on October 17, according to the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Central localities asked to brace for Storm Kompasu Environment

Central localities asked to brace for Storm Kompasu

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh on October 12 chaired an online meeting of the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control with six central localities on measures to respond to Storm Kompasu, the eighth entering the East Sea so far this year.
Minister calls for drastic response to Storm Vamco Society

Minister calls for drastic response to Storm Vamco

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked localities and competent agencies to undertake a sweeping response to Storm Vamco, which entered the East Sea on the morning of November 12 and has been erratic and unpredictable.