Topics: Climate Change

Building resilience to drought in Southeast Asia

Building resilience to drought in Southeast Asia

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have released the Ready for the Dry Years: Building Resilience to Drought in Southeast Asia report.
Plan seeks 40 million USD for flood response in Vietnam Society

Plan seeks 40 million USD for flood response in Vietnam

An assessment jointly carried out by Government agencies and the United Nations (UN) office has pointed out the need to provide multi-sectoral assistance for 177,000 of the most vulnerable people in five Vietnamese central provinces worst hit by storms and floods.
Climate change compels Vietnamese firms to restructure: Report Environment

Climate change compels Vietnamese firms to restructure: Report

Along with its challenges, Vietnamese companies see climate change as an opportunity to speed up restructuring, reorganise production, and create new products and technologies, according to a report from the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Asian Foundation released on September 16.
Vietnam seriously implements climate change-related commitments: Deputy PM Politics

Vietnam seriously implements climate change-related commitments: Deputy PM

Vietnam has been seriously implementing its commitments related to climate change at both global and regional levels, especially within the ASEAN framework, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said while addressing a teleconferenced high-level open debate of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on July 24.
Vietnam ready to carry out REDD+ Environment

Vietnam ready to carry out REDD+

A meeting was held in Hanoi on June 26 to review the project on support for preparing the readiness to carry out the international framework “Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation” (REDD+) in Vietnam Phase 2 (FCPF-2).
Vietnam joins global efforts to respond to climate change ASEAN

Vietnam joins global efforts to respond to climate change

Vietnam supports and joins global efforts to respond to climate change and address its security implications, particularly in its current role as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh made this remark in his message to the Second Berlin Climate and Security Conference on June 24th.
Binh Thuan hit by extreme drought Environment

Binh Thuan hit by extreme drought

Due to prolonged hot weather, the water levels in many reservoirs and lakes in the central province of Binh Thuan have dried up. Levels of groundwater have also significantly dropped.
Ninh Thuan faces severe drought Environment

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought

Hundreds of hectares of agricultural land in the south central province of Ninh Thuan have to stop production. Reservoirs are also running out day by day, threatening the lives of people and cattle.