First steps to combat natural disasters

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

First steps to combat natural disasters

At the third Disaster Preparedness Forum (DPF) held in Hanoi last week, Prudential Asia’s chairman Donald Kanak said: “We hope the new contents of the DPF initiative in Vietnam will foster active and substantial public-private dialogue and actions that will improve the resilience of communities and make disasters less devastating.”

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Over ten typhoons in 2014 cause VND2.83 trillion in damage

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Over ten typhoons in 2014 cause VND2.83 trillion in damage

More than ten typhoons hit Vietnam in 2014 leaving 133 people dead or missing, and caused an estimated damage of VND2.83 trillion (US$130.18 million).

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Disaster risk reduction framework and global report unveiled in

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

The Sendai Framework and the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction were introduced at a conference held in Hanoi on June 2.

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Disaster risk reduction framework and global report unveiled in Hanoi

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Disaster risk reduction framework and global report unveiled in Hanoi

The Sendai Framework and the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction were introduced at a conference held in Hanoi on June 2.

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Vietnam needs concrete plans for disaster reduction

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Viet Nam needs to do more for reducing natural disasters, according to experts at a conference held in Ha Noi today.

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Viet Nam needs concrete plans for disaster reduction

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Viet Nam needs concrete plans for disaster reduction

Viet Nam needs to do more for reducing natural disasters, according to experts at a conference held in Ha Noi today.

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NGO, foundation launch disaster risk reduction project in 3 Vietnamese provinces

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NGO, foundation launch disaster risk reduction project in 3 Vietnamese provinces

A community project for the reduction of disaster risks in flood-prone areas was launched this week in three provinces in Vietnam by the international non-governmental organization Save the Children and Prudence Foundation of Prudential Vietnam.

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Programme launched to help areas at risk

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A programme to support communities in the disaster-affected areas of Dien Bien Province, Hai Phong City and Tien Giang Province was launched today.

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VNA, Kyodo seek stronger cooperation

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VNA, Kyodo seek stronger cooperation

General Director of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) Nguyen Duc Loi has given his support to the cooperation between the VNA’s Economic News Department and NNA Japan Co. as proposed by President of the Kyodo News Agency Masaki Fukuyama.

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World Meteorology Day marked in VN

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World Meteorology Day marked in VN

VGP - A meeting to mark World Meteorology Day was held in Vinh City, Nghe An province on March 23.

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World conference adopts framework for disaster risk reduction

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Representatives from 187 UN member states on Wednesday adopted the first major agreement on the post-2015 development agenda.

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As Vanuatu suffers, more urgency needed on climate: World Bank

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As Vanuatu suffers, more urgency needed on climate: World Bank

Despite ominous predictions of mass devastation in cyclone-wrecked Vanuatu, policymakers at a UN disaster meeting in Japan do not seem to understand the pressing need to tackle climate change, the World Bank warned Sunday.

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Vietnam thanks Japan for support in disaster prevention

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Vietnam thanks Japan for support in disaster prevention

Vice State President Nguyen Thi Doan thanked Japan for supporting Vietnam in disaster prevention and control and climate change response during her meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Sendai city on March 15.

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Viet Nam calls for UN help to tackle disasters

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Viet Nam calls for UN help to tackle disasters

Viet Nam has high hopes that the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will help reach a new global framework on mitigating the risks to better tackle natural catastrophes and global warming, Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan told participants.

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UN conference hears Vietnam know-how in disaster risk reduction

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UN conference hears Vietnam know-how in disaster risk reduction

Vietnamese Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan shared her country’s experience in mitigating the risk of natural disasters at the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction on March 14 in Sendai city of Japan.

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