Project designed to cope with super typhoons

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Project designed to cope with super typhoons

Maps demonstrating areas vulnerable to elevated water levels caused by hurricanes in coastal provinces are at the heart of a project to cope with super typhoons conducted by the National Steering Committee for Flood Control and Prevention.

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Project designed to cope with super typhoons

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Maps demonstrating areas vulnerable to elevated water levels caused by hurricanes in coastal provinces are at the heart of a project to cope with super typhoons conducted by the National Steering Committee for Flood Control and Prevention.

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Five storms, tropical depressions to affect Vietnam this year

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Five storms, tropical depressions to affect Vietnam this year

VietNamNet Bridge - This year the East Sea will have nine to 10 storms and tropical depressions and four to five of them will directly affect Vietnam’s mainland, a lower number than the average of previous years, according to Hoang Duc Cuong, director of the National Meteorological Forecast Center.

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Typhoon season: Vietnam faces heightened risk this year

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Typhoon season: Vietnam faces heightened risk this year

(VOV) - Meteorologists at a seminar in Hanoi on February 3 warned that the 2015 storm season is likely to be a doozy, with more storms and major typhoons than average.

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Home cheap home: Vietnam architect's quest for low-cost housing

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Home cheap home: Vietnam architect's quest for low-cost housing

Vo Van Duong's bamboo and coconut leaf house looks much like others deep in Vietnam's Mekong Delta. But unlike them, his seemingly simple abode is designed to withstand typhoons, flooding and earthquakes -- and at a cost of less than $4,000 could herald a new wave of cheap, sustainable housing.

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Philippines to import 600,000 tonnes of rice in 2015

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

The Philippines’ National Food Authority initially approved the importation of 600,000 tonnes of rice in 2015 amid lower rice production and damage inflicted by typhoons this year, Manila Standard Today reported on December 12.

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Schools, offices shut as typhoon bears down on Philippines

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Schools, offices shut as typhoon bears down on Philippines

MANILA, Dec 4 - Schools and government offices were shut in parts of the central Philippines on Thursday and residents stocked up on supplies and food, as provinces yet to recover from last year's devastating super-typhoon Haiyan braced for another category 5 storm.

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Philippines lowers 2014 rice output target

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

Philippines is likely to miss its rice production this year due to strong typhoons, according to the country’s Department of Agriculture.

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Japan braces as super typhoon Vongfong powers north

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Japan braces as super typhoon Vongfong powers north

Japan was bracing on Friday for its strongest storm this year, a super typhoon powering north toward the Okinawa island chain that threatens to rake a wide swathe of the nation with strong winds and torrential rain.

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Japan braces as super typhoon Vongfong powers north

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Japan braces as super typhoon Vongfong powers north

Japan was bracing on Friday for its strongest storm this year, a super typhoon powering north towards the Okinawa island chain that threatens to rake a wide swathe of the nation with strong winds and torrential rain.

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Quang Ninh-Thanh Hoa at highest risk of powerful storms: study

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Quang Ninh-Thanh Hoa at highest risk of powerful storms: study

The coastal region from Quang Ninh in northern Vietnam to the south-central province of Thanh Hoa is at the highest risk from strong storms, including super-typhoons, in Vietnam, a new study says.

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Government builds 40,000 flood-resistant homes for poor people

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Government builds 40,000 flood-resistant homes for poor people

The authorities have decided to support a project to build 40,000 flood-resistant homes in 14 central provinces between 2014 to 2016.

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Vietnam on alert as typhoon Kalmaegi sweeping into East Sea

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Vietnam on alert as typhoon Kalmaegi sweeping into East Sea

Typhoon Kalmaegi is heading towards the East Sea and expected to cause strong wind and rough seas after sweeping through the Philippines, meteorologists have warned.

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Da Nang prepares for natural disasters

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

More than 58,100 households with over 245,200 people in the central city of Da Nang will be evacuated in case of a super storm following the city's plan on natural disaster prevention and control.

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Government funds local flood shelters

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has ordered the release of aid that will enable each poor household in Viet Nam's central region to build storm- and flood-resistant homes.

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