ASEAN, Japan medical teams join disaster response drill Health

ASEAN, Japan medical teams join disaster response drill

A three-day regional collaboration drill beginning on March 26 at Hoa Xuan Stadium in the central city of Da Nang drew more than 200 members of emergency medical teams (EMTs) from 10 ASEAN countries and Japan to test medical response to disasters.
Vietnam ready to cooperate in health response to disasters Health

Vietnam ready to cooperate in health response to disasters

Vietnam stands ready to cooperate with other ASEAN member states in medical response to natural calamities in the region, affirmed Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan at the second regional collaboration drill held in the central coastal city of Da Nang on March 26.
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ASEAN to strengthen collective response in disasters

The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre) officially launched its ten-day induction course for the fifth batch of ASEAN Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ASEAN-ERAT) on June 19 in Bogor, Indonesia.
Politics

Deputy PM calls for joint effort to deal with disasters

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh delivered an opening speech at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) High-Level Meeting on Disaster Prevention and Relief in Response to Climate Change in Hanoi on November 18, calling for cooperation in disaster risk reduction, management and mitigation.
ASEAN states join field disaster response drill in Hanoi Society

ASEAN states join field disaster response drill in Hanoi

Relevant forces from ten ASEAN member countries and observers from China , Japan , the Republic of Korea , Australia , New Zealand , the US and UN bodies took part in a field disaster response simulation exercise in Hanoi ’s Ba Vi mountain area on October 23.
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Myanmar receives rice from WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided Myanmar with 175,544 tonnes of rice, worth 167.69 million USD, reported the country’s media on April 11.