Vietnam Red Cross Society presents aid to flood victims Society

Vietnam Red Cross Society presents aid to flood victims

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRSC) Central Committee on October 30 sent emergency aid of nearly 2.6 billion VND (112,000 USD) in cash and kind to flood-hit households in the central provinces of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai and south-central Binh Dinh and Phu Yen provinces.
PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses Politics

PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses

The settlement of the consequences of the recent storms and flooding in the central region was high on the agenda at the Government’s monthly meeting on October 30, during which Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded that efforts to compensate local residents for their losses be redoubled.
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.