AMD project in Tra Vinh, Ben Tre promotes livelihood models

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As many as 13 non-agricultural livelihood models will be carried out in the southern provinces of Tra Vinh and Ben Tre to adapt to climate change under the “Adaptation in the Mekong Delta” (AMD) project funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

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Japan-funded project improves disaster risk reduction awareness

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Japan-funded project improves disaster risk reduction awareness

Awareness of disaster risk reduction (DRR) among students and their parents in disaster-plagued areas in central Quang Nam province has been significantly improved.

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Vietnam reviews 17 years of EC’s disaster risk management programme

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Vietnam reviews 17 years of EC’s disaster risk management programme

The European Commission (EC)’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) has provided EUR13.2 million, or US$14 million, for 41 disaster preparedness and risk reduction projects in Vietnam over the past 17 years.

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EAS nations commit to strengthening ocean governance

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EAS nations commit to strengthening ocean governance

Within the framework of the 5th East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress, the 2015 EAS Ministerial Forum took place in the central city of Da Nang on November 20 under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Development Nguyen Minh Quang.

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Vietnam president advocates economic links at APEC Summit

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Vietnam president advocates economic links at APEC Summit

APEC economies should further promote economic connectivity to achieve the goals of sustainable development, Vietnam’s State President Truong Tan Sang said at the 23rd Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit which opened in the Philippines on Thursday.

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APEC Summit wraps up in Manila

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APEC Summit wraps up in Manila

VGP – The 23rd APEC Summit Week was successfully closed with strong messages and endeavours of member economies towards sustainable growth in favour of stability, justice, connectivity, and prosperity.

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State President calls for enhancing economic linkages at APEC Summit

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State President calls for enhancing economic linkages at APEC Summit

VGP - State President Truong Tan Sang urged APEC economies to further accelerate economic connectivity to achieve the goals of sustainable development while attending the 23rd APEC Summit which opened in Manila, the Philippines, on November 19.

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President calls for APEC’s joint efforts for inclusive growth

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President calls for APEC’s joint efforts for inclusive growth

President Truong Tan Sang called on APEC member economies to heighten community-based efforts to minimise disaster risks, align efforts to ensure food security with climate change response, and promote sustainable agriculture through new technology application in order to achieve inclusive growth.

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Vietnam President calls for APEC’s joint efforts for inclusive growth

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Vietnam President calls for APEC’s joint efforts for inclusive growth

President Truong Tan Sang called on APEC member economies to heighten community-based efforts to minimise disaster risks, align efforts to ensure food security with climate change response, and promote sustainable agriculture through new technology application in order to achieve inclusive growth.

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Two dozen missing in vast mudflow of Brazil mine disaster

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Two dozen missing in vast mudflow of Brazil mine disaster

Brazilian authorities late on November 7 were investigating a second suspected death after two dams at a major mine in the country's southeast burst and unleashed a massive mudflow that wreaked havoc across more than 80 km (50 miles).

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USAID helps VN improve disaster response

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USAID helps VN improve disaster response

VGP - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced its support for a new disaster risk management program to be implemented by the Viet Nam Red Cross (VNRC) in response to the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Vietnam observes International Day for Disaster Reduction

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Vietnam observes International Day for Disaster Reduction

(VOV) - Vietnam’s Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on October 13 joined the United Nation International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) in commemorating International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR).

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ASEAN, UN foster comprehensive partnership

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(VOV) -ASEAN and the UN have reiterated their partnership to work towards the realisation of the ASEAN Community and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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APEC partnership fostered for disaster risk reduction

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APEC partnership fostered for disaster risk reduction

Solutions were proposed to strengthen the partnership in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum for natural disaster response and reduction to ensure a sustainable community during a workshop that wrapped up on September 19 in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh.

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First steps to combat natural disasters

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First steps to combat natural disasters

At the third Disaster Preparedness Forum (DPF) held in Hanoi last week, Prudential Asia’s chairman Donald Kanak said: “We hope the new contents of the DPF initiative in Vietnam will foster active and substantial public-private dialogue and actions that will improve the resilience of communities and make disasters less devastating.”

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