Phu Yen to offer flood-prevention support

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The south-central province of Phu Yen has allocated VND4.8 billion (US$228,000) from its budget to support 336 local households to build or upgrade homes to protect them from floods and storms in 2015.

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HCM City to evaluate flooding damage

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

HCM City to evaluate flooding damage

VietNamNet Bridge – HCMC will assess the overall impact of flooding in order to prioritize investments in the vulnerable areas, heard a meeting held last week to introduce the 2014-2020 flood control program.

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Central region's people fear villages may be inundated by floods

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of households living on the Ngan Sau riverbanks in Huong Khe district of Ha Tinh have been living in constant anxiety as they fear that villages may be swept away by floods from the river.

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Villagers struggle after dam breaks

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Villagers struggle after dam breaks

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Thi Vy's home in Quang Lam Village in the upper reaches of Dam Ha Dam is among four others that collapsed after the dam broke due to heavy rains late October in the northern province of Quang Ninh's Dam Ha District.

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Thua Thien-Hue opens disaster centre

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue officially opened a natural disaster prevention centre yesterday.

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Landslide, flashflood map available

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Landslide, flashflood map available

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has handed over a detailed map of the areas prone to landslides and flash floods to the northern mountainous provinces to assist in minimizing losses caused by these natural disasters.

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Communities use mobiles to prepare for disasters

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

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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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

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 3 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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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

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 3 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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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

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

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 4 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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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

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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