Indonesia among countries with highest natural disaster risk World

Indonesia among countries with highest natural disaster risk

Indonesia has been identified as one of the 35 countries with the highest natural disaster risk, based on the number of fatalities in natural disasters between 2015 and 2020, said head of the country’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) Doni Monardo.
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.
Deputy PM orders quick response to Etau, Vamco storms Society

Deputy PM orders quick response to Etau, Vamco storms

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung called for drastic measures to minimise the damage set to be caused by Etau and Vamco, the 12th and 13th storms to hit the East Sea this year, at a meeting in Hanoi on November 10.
Parliament continues Q&A activities on November 9 Politics

Parliament continues Q&A activities on November 9

Government members on November 9 are responding to legislators’ questions about issues related to the implementation of the National Assembly (NA)’s resolutions on thematic supervision and question-and-answer (Q&A) activities in the 14th tenure, along with some resolutions adopted in the 13th tenure.
About 150,000 flood survivors in need of food aid over next 6 months Society

About 150,000 flood survivors in need of food aid over next 6 months

Some 150,000 flood survivors in central Vietnam will be in urgent need of food aid over the next five to six months, while 110,000 vulnerable people will require support to recover their livelihoods and agricultural production, the Disaster Risk Reduction Partnership (DRRP) reported at a meeting in Hanoi on October 26.
Kazakhstan, Palestine send sympathy to Vietnam over flooding Politics

Kazakhstan, Palestine send sympathy to Vietnam over flooding

President of Kazakhstan Kassym Tokayev, and President of the State of Palestine and Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation Mahmoud Abbas sent messages of sympathy to Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong over serious flooding that caused human and material loss in the central region.
New storm moving towards East Sea Environment

New storm moving towards East Sea

The National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Control has alerted coastal localities and relevant ministries and agencies about a new storm which is moving towards the East Sea, especially when the central region is still struggling with large-scale flooding.
Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far Society

Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far

The death toll during recent severe flooding in the central region reached 84 while 38 others were missing as of 6pm of October 18, 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.