Mekong provinces discuss climate change strategies

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VietNam News English 1 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 1 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 3 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 5 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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Oxfam climate change response project benefits Ben Tre

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A climate change response project launched by the UK charity Oxfam has benefited 15 communes in the southern province of Ben Tre since 2012.

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Science ministry seeks PhD candidates for ASEAN-US research program

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 month(s) ago

The Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology is recruiting candidates for an ASEAN-US program to conduct research in health, climate change, and other issues.

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ASEAN, UNESCO sign framework cooperation agreement

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VietnamPlus English 9 month(s) ago

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) signed a framework agreement for cooperation at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris on December 17.

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Mid-term review of “Tokyo Strategy 2012 for Mekong-Japan Cooperation”

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Mid-term review of “Tokyo Strategy 2012 for Mekong-Japan Cooperation”

The 5th Mekong-Japan Summit in Tokyo

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Mid-term review of “Tokyo Strategy 2012 for Mekong-Japan Cooperation”

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VietnamPlus English 9 month(s) ago 1 related news

Leaders of Japan, Cambodia , Laos , Myanmar , Vietnam and Thailand met in Tokyo on December 14 for the Fifth Mekong-Japan Summit back to back the ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit Meeting.

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