Personnel mobilised to handle storm damage Society

Personnel mobilised to handle storm damage

Ministries, sectors and localities are mobilising relevant forces to quickly address the consequences of Storm Noul, as requested by the Office of the Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Storm Noul causes heavy losses in central localities Environment

Storm Noul causes heavy losses in central localities

One person in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue died, another went missing in Quang Tri and 110 others were injured after storm Noul swept through the central region, reported the Office of the Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
People warned not to be complacent about dengue fever Health

People warned not to be complacent about dengue fever

Dengue fever cases dropped significantly in Vietnam during the first eight months of this year, but the country needed to remain vigilant as there were currently cases in 58 provinces and cities and the risk of a greater outbreak was extremely high, experts have said.
More export chances for winter crops Business

More export chances for winter crops

The agricultural production area of the winter crop in northern provinces was expected to increase by 20 percent to meet the increasing demand from China, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.
Northern areas urged to brace for more rain Environment

Northern areas urged to brace for more rain

Northern provinces have seen heavy rains in the past few days, causing floods on the Thao River and inundation in Yen Bai province, said the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
MRC warns of low water levels on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake ASEAN

MRC warns of low water levels on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) recently said that the annual reversal in the flow of the Tonle Sap River remained delayed, causing “very low” water levels on the Tonle Sap Lake, according to Cambodia’s news agency Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP).
Flooding causes serious damage to northern mountainous region Environment

Flooding causes serious damage to northern mountainous region

The fatalities in serious flooding and landslide caused by prolonged torrential rains over the past few days in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang increased to five as of 15:00 on July 21, according to the office of the national steering committee for natural disaster prevention and control.
Flooding kills two in northern Ha Giang province Environment

Flooding kills two in northern Ha Giang province

Prolonged torrential rain overnight on July 20-21 caused flooding in a number of localities in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, killing two and injuring one, according to the Ha Giang Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Thailand faces water shortage due to shorter rainy season ASEAN

Thailand faces water shortage due to shorter rainy season

The Hydro-Informatics Institute (HII) under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation of Thailand, which analyses water-related data, is warning of a water shortage as it expects this year's rainy season to be shorter than usual.