Agencies asked to help mountainous localities to respond to natural disasters  Society

Agencies asked to help mountainous localities to respond to natural disasters

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has assigned the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to work with other ministries and localities concerned to build a master plan on prevention and control of natural disasters for mountainous areas.
Typhoon Nock-ten abates in East Sea Environment

Typhoon Nock-ten abates in East Sea

Typhoon Nock-ten, the 10th storm to hit the East Sea in 2016, will gradually abate in the next 12 hours, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Localities brace for floods Environment

Localities brace for floods

Chairman of the People’s Committee of the province of Lai Chau Do Ngoc An on August 16 urged relevant bodies to be prepared for potential rain and flooding from an upcoming tropical depression.
Northern Vietnam prepares for storm Mirinae Society

Northern Vietnam prepares for storm Mirinae

The Prime Minister on July 27 ordered the administrations of northern localities and the northern central province of Thanh Hoa, and relevant agencies to promptly brace for Typhoon Mirinae.
Philippines: State of national calamity declared World

Philippines: State of national calamity declared

President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III declared a state of national calamity after the country suffered a week of heavy rains and severe flooding following Typhoon Melor, claiming 35 lives.
New storm approaches Philippines World

New storm approaches Philippines

A new tropical storm, locally called “Onyok”, is heading to the southern part of the Philippines on December 18, local authorities said on December 17.