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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Hong Kong braces as typhoon approaches

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Hong Kong braces as typhoon approaches

Three typhoons were swirling off the coasts of China and Japan Thursday with the first set to directly hit Hong Kong as the city of seven million battened down for the storm.

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Vietnam duo jailed for impersonating officials in $410k labor fraud

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A court in the central province of Nghe An Tuesday sentenced a woman to 18 years in jail and a man to 15 years for impersonating government officials and conning people out of nearly US$410,000 by promising to get them jobs abroad.

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Over ten typhoons in 2014 cause VND2.83 trillion in damage

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Over ten typhoons in 2014 cause VND2.83 trillion in damage

More than ten typhoons hit Vietnam in 2014 leaving 133 people dead or missing, and caused an estimated damage of VND2.83 trillion (US$130.18 million).

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Firms should join disaster management

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Firms should join disaster management

Disaster preparedness needed co-operation between government, businesses and humanitarian organisations, according to a forum held in Hanoi on July 2 by Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Asia and the Prudence Foundation.

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US-funded disaster mitigation centre opened in Quang Tri

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US-funded disaster mitigation centre opened in Quang Tri

A disaster prevention and mitigation centre funded by the US Pacific Command was inaugurated in the central province of Quang Tri on June 10.

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US-funded disaster mitigation centre opened in Quang Tri

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US-funded disaster mitigation centre opened in Quang Tri

A disaster prevention and mitigation centre funded by the US Pacific Command was inaugurated in the central province of Quang Tri on June 10.

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Hydrometeorology forecast called to improve

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Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Linh Ngoc has suggested that the quality of hydrometeorology forecasting should be improved in anticipation of the complex development of natural disasters in 2015.

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Vietnamese photographer sees beauty in nature's violence

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Vietnamese photographer sees beauty in nature's violence

Dang Tuan Trung, a 47-year-old architect, is, perhaps, the first known storm chaser in Vietnam, where an average of six to seven typhoons strike every year.

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Philippines evacuates 24,000 people ahead of Maysak

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Philippines evacuates 24,000 people ahead of Maysak

As many as 24,000 people in the Philippine coastal province of Aurora were evacuated on April 4 as typhoon Maysak possibly makes landfall on the country’s northeast coast.

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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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Southeast Asia faces increasingly intense climate events: Analysts

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Southeast Asia faces increasingly intense climate events: Analysts

Densely populated Southeast Asian island states such as Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and the Philippines are likely to face more intense climate events in future, analysts said on Thursday.

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Programme launched to help areas at risk

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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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Vulnerable communities in disaster zones to receive support

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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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