Vietnam preparing for extreme weather conditions

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Vietnam preparing for extreme weather conditions

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked relevant agencies to bolster their preparations against extreme weather like typhoons, prolonged drought and massive floods, as they are forecast to hit Viet Nam heavily in the next five years.

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UNICEF appeals for $62mn to save children affected by East Asia, Pacific crises

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UNICEF appeals for $62mn to save children affected by East Asia, Pacific crises

Bangkok, January 26 – In the Pacific Islands, many children don’t have enough safe water to drink and their education has been interrupted as a result of the severe, ongoing El Ninõ. Meanwhile, children in DPR Korea are struggling to recover from drought, and children in Myanmar are trapped in ongoing internal conflicts. These are just some of the children in the region caught in a series of conflicts and natural disasters, who need urgent help to survive.

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Philippines plans to import more rice from Vietnam, Thailand

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Philippines plans to import more rice from Vietnam, Thailand

The Philippine National Food Authority (NFA) is planning to import more rice from Vietnam and Thailand in an effort to have a sufficiency of rice throughout the country this year.

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Philippines gets $500 million World Bank credit line to reduce disaster risk

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Philippines gets $500 million World Bank credit line to reduce disaster risk

The Philippines has secured a $500 million credit line from the World Bank to support efforts to manage risks posed by natural disasters.

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Nine killed as storm causes chaos in central Philippines

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Nine killed as storm causes chaos in central Philippines

MANILA, Dec 16 - Nine people were killed and hundreds spent the night huddled on their roofs in the central Philippines as floods generated by a powerful typhoon inundated villages, disaster officials said on Wednesday.

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Typhoon kills 4 in Philippines, cuts power ahead of Christmas

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Typhoon kills 4 in Philippines, cuts power ahead of Christmas

Tattered lanterns, festive lights and tin roofs littered towns in the central Philippines on Tuesday after Typhoon Melor swept through, killing at least four people and leaving millions without power ahead of Christmas.

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Winter to be warmer this year in VN due to El Nino phenomenon

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Winter to be warmer this year in VN due to El Nino phenomenon

VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Director of the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting Le Thanh Hai spoke to Vietnam News about the influence of El Nino and climate change on Vietnam.

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Winter to be warmer this year in Vietnam due to El Nino phenomenon

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Winter to be warmer this year in Vietnam due to El Nino phenomenon

Deputy Director of the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting Le Thanh Hai spoke to the Vietnam News about the influence of El Nino and climate change on Vietnam.

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Central region still affected by drought, salinization

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Central region still affected by drought, salinization

VietNamNet Bridge - Many areas in the central region are suffering from severe drought and saline intrusion.

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Central & Central Highlands region suffer drought & salt water influx

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Central & Central Highlands region suffer drought & salt water influx

Residents in the central and central highlands provinces are still waiting for rains by last two months of this year. They have really suffered prolonged drought, extreme water shortage and salt water influx in agricultural production and daily life since the beginning of this year. This is main topic for discussion during the online meeting featuring the solutions to deal with climate change on October 31.

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The strongest El Nino in decades is going to mess with everything

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The strongest El Nino in decades is going to mess with everything

It has choked Singapore with smoke, triggered Pacific typhoons and left Vietnamese coffee growers staring nervously at dwindling reservoirs. In Africa, cocoa farmers are blaming it for bad harvests, and in the Americas, it has Argentines bracing for lower milk production and Californians believing that rain is finally, mercifully on the way.

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Typhoon Koppu weakens, heads for Japan after killing 26 in Philippines

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Typhoon Koppu weakens, heads for Japan after killing 26 in Philippines

A typhoon that dumped heavy rains on the northern Philippines, killing 26 people as it flattened houses and destroyed crops, weakened on Wednesday before heading towards southern Japan.

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Death toll from Typhoon Koppu climbs to 16

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Death toll from Typhoon Koppu climbs to 16

Koppu, the second strongest storm to plough into the Philippines this year, has killed 16 and left thousands stranded in villages.

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Thousands flee as floods ravage northern Philippines

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Thousands flee as floods ravage northern Philippines

Nearly 3,200 residents in the northern Philippines were forced to evacuate as floods inundated the region spurred by heavy monsoon rains, said the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on July 20.

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Thousands flee as floods ravage northern Philippines

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Thousands flee as floods ravage northern Philippines

Nearly 3,200 residents in the northern Philippines were forced to evacuate as floods inundated the region spurred by heavy monsoon rains, said the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on July 20.

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