Asian conference on disaster risk reduction opens in Bangkok

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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 3 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 4 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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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 6 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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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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Philippine typhoon death toll rises to 5,598

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Philippine typhoon death toll rises to 5,598

As more bodies have been recovered in typhoon affected areas in central Philippines, the number of death toll rose to 5,598, the Philippine National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Friday morning.

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Vietnam calls for efforts to cope with natural disasters

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

Vietnam calls for efforts to cope with natural disasters

At the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) High-Level Meeting on Disaster Prevention and Relief in Response to Climate Change held in Hanoi on Monday, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh called for cooperation in disaster risk reduction, management and mitigation.

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