Northern province steps up efforts to reduce disaster risk

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago

The northern province of Nam Dinh has been implementing a number of measures as part of a mangrove plantation and disaster risk reduction (MP/DRR) programme in recent years, helping local residents respond more actively to climate change.

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Typhoon Fung-Wong leaves 10 dead, 7 injured in Philippines

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Typhoon Fung-Wong leaves 10 dead, 7 injured in Philippines

The Philippines National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council reported on September 21 that typhoon Fung-Wong killed ten people and injured seven others.

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Norway supports disaster risk reduction effort

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 week(s) ago

VGP - More than 100,000 people, including government officials, Red Cross staff, volunteers and local residents in 34 disaster-prone communes of Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Lao Cai provinces have been equipped with knowledge, skills and facilities for disaster prevention and response.

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Norway helps boost disaster resilience

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

About 100,000 people in 34 disaster-prone communes in Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Lao Cai provinces are equipped with the knowledge, skills and facilities required for disaster prevention and response.

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Over 1.2 million people benefit from disaster risk reduction project

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

More than 1.2 million people in 34 communes in the provinces of Lao Cai, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen have benefitted from a Norwegian-funded disaster risk reduction project over the past five years.

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Mekong provinces discuss climate change strategies

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Mekong provinces discuss climate change strategies

Participants discussed ways to integrate climate change response and disaster risk reduction into socio-economic development at a two-day workshop that wrapped up on Friday in the Mekong Delta's Tien Giang Province.

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Workshop focusses on climate change responses

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Workshop focusses on climate change responses

A workshop was held in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on September 4-5 to discuss methods to combine climate change response and disaster risk alleviation efforts with socio-economic development planning.

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Asian conference on disaster risk reduction opens in Bangkok

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

As many as 2,500 representatives from governmental and private agencies and organisation responsible for disaster management in 63 countries in the Asia-Pacific region are gathering in Bangkok for the sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Save the Children donates rainwater harvesting systems in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Save the Children have donated 240 rainwater harvesting systems to poor families in 12 communes of Dong Thap Provinces under a project funded by HSBC.

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Norwegian NGOs meet in Binh Dinh

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A meeting of Norwegian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) took place in the central province of Binh Dinh on May 21, reviewing the implementation of Norway-funded projects in Vietnam.

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Vietnamese children trained to deal with natural disasters

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Vietnamese children trained to deal with natural disasters

Children in Tien Giang Province’s Cai Lay District learning how to swim. Photo courtesy of Save the Children.

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Over 12,000 children in Vietnam flood areas trained with life-saving skills

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Over 12,000 children in Vietnam flood areas trained with life-saving skills

Over 12,000 grade-schoolers have been given training and life-saving equipment as part of the Disaster Risk Reduction project carried out in the two flood-prone provinces of Dong Thap and Tien Giang in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam in 2013-14.

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Children in Mekong Delta get disaster preparedness training

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Prudence Foundation and Save the Children have provided more than 12,000 children in 24 primary schools in Dong Thap and Tien Giang with training and life-saving equipment to better prepare them for potential disasters.

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Project ensures sustainable livelihood for Mekong residents

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) held a conference in Kien Giang province on April 4 to review a project on climate smart community-based disaster risk reduction in the Mekong Delta.

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Seminar boosts Vietnam’s socio-economic growth

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

Seminar boosts Vietnam’s socio-economic growth

An international seminar aimed at discussing issues related to inclusive, sustainable socio-economic development in Vietnam took place in Hanoi on March 24.

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