Natural disasters cost Asia-Pacific 60 billion USD

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Natural disasters in the Asia-Pacific region have cost almost 60 billion USD and claimed 6,000 live in 2014, according to a report from the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

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Natural disasters cost Asia-Pacific 60 billion USD

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Natural disasters in the Asia-Pacific region have cost almost 60 billion USD and claimed 6,000 live in 2014, according to a report from the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

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USAID helps Vietnam improve disaster response management

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USAID helps Vietnam improve disaster response management

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have signed a memorandum of understanding on improving disaster response management in the Southeast Asian country.

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US, Vietnam improve disaster response partnership

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US, Vietnam improve disaster response partnership

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen disaster response managementon February 2.

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Hagupit sweeps through Philippines, killing two

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Hagupit sweeps through Philippines, killing two

Typhoon Hagupit is sweeping through the Philippines, initially claiming the lives of two people, according to the Philippines National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

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ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative launched

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The ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative (ASSI) Phase II (2014-2016) was launched on November 24 in Jakarta, Indonesia, to promote a strategic partnership for better collaboration among the ASEAN member countries in advancing safe schools in the region.

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Sweden shares natural disaster prevention experience

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(VOV) - The Embassy of Sweden and the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment in Ho Chi Minh City on November 20 hosted seminar on Swedish advanced technology in natural disaster risk reduction and adaptation.

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Swedish experts share experience in natural disaster prevention

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Swedish experts share experience in natural disaster prevention

A seminar on up-to-date technology in natural disaster risk reduction and adaptation was jointly organised on November 20 by the Embassy of Sweden and the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment in Ho Chi Minh City.

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SEA countries share experience on building resilience to climate change impacts

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SEA countries share experience on building resilience to climate change impacts

VietNamNet Bridge - More than 200 delegates from Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia are attending a three-day international forum on climate change, which opened this morning (Oct 23) in Preah Sihanouk Province, Cambodia.

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Social News 19/10

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Cultural factors determine disaster risk interpretation

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The 2014 World Disaster Report was released in Ha Noi yesterday, focusing on culture and risks in relation to disaster prevention and advocating solutions that will address often-neglected factors and related human behaviour.

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World Disaster Report focuses on culture and risk

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World Disaster Report focuses on culture and risk

The Viet Nam Red Cross (VNRC), in collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, today released the 2014 World Disaster Report.

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Northern province steps up efforts to reduce disaster risk

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(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 5 month(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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