Dispatch guides localities on disaster preparation Environment

Dispatch guides localities on disaster preparation

After heavy rain has caused flooding and disruption across much of the country in recent weeks, the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on October 10 issued a dispatch to ensure localities are ready to respond to any future downpours.
PM orders urgent measures against Storm Noru Environment

PM orders urgent measures against Storm Noru

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 26 ordered ministries, sectors and localities to brace against Storm Noru, a strong storm that has entered the East Sea and is likely to hit central localities of Vietnam.
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.