Typhoon Kalmaegi leaves 11 dead

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago

Typhoon Kalmaegi leaves 11 dead

At least 11 people were killed and 10 injured in the aftermath of typhoon Kalmaegi passing through the northern and central provinces over the last four days, the Central Steering Committee on Flood and Storm Prevention reported on September 18.

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Typhoon Kalmaegi leaves 2 more dead

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VietnamNet English 3 day(s) ago 1 related news

Rain from typhoon Kalmaegi caused the deaths of two children in northern mountainous Ha Giang Province on Wednesday, bringing the typhoon's death toll to 11.

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Typhoon Kalmaegi leaves 2 more dead

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago 1 related news

Rain from typhoon Kalmaegi caused the deaths of two children in northern mountainous Ha Giang Province on Wednesday, bringing the typhoon's death toll to 11.

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Typhoon Kalmaegi floods large area of rice fields

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago

Typhoon Kalmaegi floods large area of rice fields

Typhoon Kalmaegi, bringing heavy rain and cyclones, swept through a number of northern localities in the past two days, flooding thousands of hectares of rice and causing damage to aquaculture farms.

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Typhoon Kalmaegi slams into northern provinces

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VOV News English 5 day(s) ago

Typhoon Kalmaegi slams into northern provinces

(VOV) - Category 10 tropical storm Kalmaegi made landfall in northern Quang Ninh and Hai Phong provinces on September 16 with sustained wind speeds in excess of 118km/h, uprooting big trees and ripping off house roofs.

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Barriers to natural disaster adaptation in mountainous region

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The mountainous region, which accounts for three quarters of the country’s total land area, benefitted from numerous initiatives to reduce the risks of natural disaster, be it from the Party and State or national and international organisations over the past three decades.

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Mekong hydropower plants deprive farmers of their livelihood

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Mekong hydropower plants deprive farmers of their livelihood

VietNamNet Bridge – The influences of the hydropower dams on the Mekong River on Vietnamese farmers are becoming more apparent: floods and salinity have penetrated rice fields, aquatic resources have decreased, and alluvium cannot reach the delta.

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Da Nang prepares for natural disasters

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

More than 58,100 households with over 245,200 people in the central city of Da Nang will be evacuated in case of a super storm following the city's plan on natural disaster prevention and control.

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Over VND44 trillion needed for flood control in delta

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Over VND44 trillion needed for flood control in delta

VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta region will need around VND44.55 trillion to control floods, adapt to climate change and cushion the impact of rising sea levels on agricultural production, infrastructure and local communities.

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Mekong Delta urged to control flooding amid climate change

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Mekong Delta urged to control flooding amid climate change

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta should make efforts to control floods that are unseasonably early or too powerful to minimise damage and take advantage of the phenomenon for economic development, experts have said.

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Flood death toll rises to 45 in Cambodia

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

At least 45 people in Cambodia have died and thousands of families have been evacuated from homes to higher grounds in floods caused by monsoon rains and rivers overflowing their banks, a senior official said on August 21.

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Stronger typhoons, harsher drought to hit Vietnam under El Ninõ

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Stronger typhoons, harsher drought to hit Vietnam under El Nino

Fewer but stronger typhoons are expected to hit Vietnam this year ahead of a harsh drought brought on by El Ninõ conditions, meteorologists said

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Natural disasters out of control

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Natural disasters out of control

Better forecasts and better emergency action was needed to mitigate the effects of climate change, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.

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Flash floods, landslides cause over VND3 trillion losses

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Flash floods, landslides cause over VND3 trillion losses

(VOV) - Though Vietnam has extensive experience dealing with natural disasters, climate change their frequency and intensity are on the rise, inflicting great loss of life and property.

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HCM City floods more severe in recent years

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City floods more severe in recent years

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City was seriously flooded by a heavy rain that lasted more than half an hour on the evening of August 18. Experts say that flooding is getting worse in the city.

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