Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences Society

Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on October 29 decided to establish seven working groups to address post-flooding environmental issues, promote disease prevention, and offer nutrition consultation to seven central provinces which were hit by recent storms and floods.
EU grants 470,000 USD to assist flood survivors in Cambodia World

EU grants 470,000 USD to assist flood survivors in Cambodia

The European Union (EU) is offering 400,000 EUR (470,000 USD) to provide critical humanitarian assistance to families affected by severe flooding, which has wreaked havoc across large parts of Cambodia since the beginning of October, Cambodia's Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) reported on October 29.
Forces rush to search for storm victims Society

Forces rush to search for storm victims

Nguyen Van Tien, Deputy Chief of the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, on October 29 asked cities and provinces affected by Storm Molave to continue following instructions on disaster response.
Race against time to find landslide victims: Deputy PM Society

Race against time to find landslide victims: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on October 29 ordered competent forces to race against time and mobilise vehicles to clear out National Highway 40 so as to access the sites of the landslides that buried 53 people in two mountainous communes in central Quang Nam province. ​
Landslides kill 16, leave 37 missing in Quang Nam province Society

Landslides kill 16, leave 37 missing in Quang Nam province

At least 16 people have died and 37 are missing after landslides hit two mountainous communes in Nam Tra My district, Quang Nam province in central Vietnam, on October 28. Of the victims, 45 are from Tra Leng commune, and the remainders from Tra Van commune, according to the provincial military command. At 9:30 am on Oct. 29, the bodies of 16 victims were found.
Deputy PM inspects response to Storm Molave Society

Deputy PM inspects response to Storm Molave

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on October 28 asked authorities of the central localities in general and Quang Nam province in particular to implement five urgent tasks to minimise losses of life and property caused by Storm Molave.
PetroVietnam subsidiaries brace for Storm Molave Environment

PetroVietnam subsidiaries brace for Storm Molave

As Storm Molave, the most powerful in 20 years, is fast approaching Vietnam, subsidiaries of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam or PVN) which are located in areas vulnerable to the storm, have proactively taken measures to protect oil and gas projects and assist local communities when necessary.