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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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

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 1 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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UN disaster meeting to open in Japan

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UN disaster meeting to open in Japan

Policymakers will gather to meet on disaster risk reduction with high hopes that the conference in Japan might provide a springboard for real and lasting efforts to tackle costly climate change.

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Vice President attends 3rd UN World Conference

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

(VOV) -Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan is leading a Vietnamese delegation to the third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction which will open on March 14 in Sendai in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

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Vice President meets with Yangon Region leader

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As part of her visit to Myanmar , Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan met with Yangon Region Chief Minister U Myint Swe on March 12 to enhance ties between the city and Vietnam .

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Thai PM to attend world conference on disaster risk reduction

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Thai PM to attend world conference on disaster risk reduction

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will be in Japan on March 13-14 to attend the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Japan marks anniversary of deadly tsunami

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Japan marks anniversary of deadly tsunami

The Japanese imperial couple, prime minister and representatives of bereaved family members and international communities yesterday attended a memorial ceremony in Tokyo to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake that occurred on March 11, 2011.

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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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