Communities use mobiles to prepare for disasters

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Communities use mobiles to prepare for disasters

NGO ActionAid and Microsoft yesterday launched a pilot project using mobilephones and Microsoft Data Gathering (MDG) tools for use in disaster response in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.

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Effective environmental sanitation programme

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Effective environmental sanitation programme

The outcomes of a 8-year environmental sanitation programme in coastal cities were reviewed during a conference held in Nha Trang City, the central province of Khanh Hoa, on November 7.

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Heavy downpour floods HCMC streets, uproots trees

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

A heavy downpour flooded Ho Chi Minh City streets and uprooted trees, damaging cars and motorbikes on Friday afternoon.

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Hanoi proposes ways to make money from climate change

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Hanoi proposes ways to make money from climate change

VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi authorities have decided that it can make money from the severe weather conditions caused by climate change, saying also that its citizens need to adapt to the new circumstances.

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Saigon streets flooded after downpour, again

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Heavy rains lasting more than an hour on Sunday evening have yet again inundated many streets and local houses in Ho Chi Minh City.

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High tides disrupt daily life

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High tides disrupt daily life

Heavy rains and high tides have flooded many areas in the south in the last few days, affecting people's lives and agriculture.

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High tides disrupt daily life

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High tides disrupt daily life

Heavy rains and high tides have flooded many areas in the south in the last few days, affecting people's lives and agriculture.

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Mekong Delta provinces tackle climate change

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

In the Mekong Delta, Ca Mau, Kien Giang and An Giang provinces and Can Tho City have invested approximately 2.4 trillion VND (112.84 million USD) to build five major infrastructure development projects to tackle climate change from now to 2020.

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Deputy PM urges building of plans for super storms

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Deputy PM urges building of plans for super storms

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged all ministries, sectors and localities to draft their own response plans for strong and super strong storms by June next year at the latest.

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Deputy PM urges building of plans for super storms

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Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged all ministries, sectors and localities to draft their own response plans for strong and super strong storms by June next year at the latest.

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Floods threaten HCM City underground structures

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Floods threaten HCM City underground structures

The safety of underground structures in HCM City has been questioned after two downpours last month flooded the basement of a luxury apartment tower in Binh Thanh District and damaged six cars while one person was found dead in the flooded basement of a building under construction in District 1.

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Ho Chi Minh City calls for solutions to alarming floods

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Ho Chi Minh City calls for solutions to alarming floods

Ho Chi Minh City's government has asked the Department of Transport and relevant agencies to prepare a comprehensive report on the city's flood mitigation strategy and called for new solutions.

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Improved migration policies increase climate change resilience

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Policy-makers and domestic and international scientists attended a workshop in Hanoi on September 24 to review migration policies in a bid to increase community resilience to climate change.

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Improved migration policies increase climate change resilience

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Policy-makers and domestic and international scientists attended a workshop in Hanoi on September 24 t to review migration policies in a bid to increase community resilience to climate change.

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Cashew-tree cultivation declines

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Viet Nam has about 313,000ha of cashew trees, down 120,000ha against 2005, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Plant Cultivation Department.

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