Barriers to natural disaster adaptation in mountainous region

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The mountainous region, which accounts for three quarters of the country’s total land area, benefitted from numerous initiatives to reduce the risks of natural disaster, be it from the Party and State or national and international organisations over the past three decades.

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14 killed, 12 missing as boat sinks in Indonesia

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JAKARTA – A boat sank Sunday in bad weather off eastern Indonesia, killing at least 14 people and leaving 12 others missing, an official said.

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Anger grows amid flood disaster in Kashmir and Pakistan

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Anger grows amid flood disaster in Kashmir and Pakistan

There is mounting anger in Indian-administered Kashmir amid accusations that the government has acted too slowly in the flood crisis.

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New Zealand enhances military ties with Vietnam

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New Zealand ’s army is keen to boost cooperation with its Vietnamese counterpart in a number of fields, such as maritime security, cyber-security, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.

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Hundreds die in India, Pakistan after heaviest rain in 50 years

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Hundreds die in India, Pakistan after heaviest rain in 50 years

The death toll from the heaviest rain to fall on Kashmir in 50 years rose to more than 400 on Tuesday, with thousands still trapped on rooftops and residents criticising Indian and Pakistani authorities for not doing enough to help them.

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Report: Flight 17 likely downed by outside impacts

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Report: Flight 17 likely downed by outside impacts

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was likely struck by multiple "high-energy objects from outside the aircraft," causing it to break up over eastern Ukraine, a preliminary report into the deadly aviation disaster concluded Tuesday.

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Dutch Safety Board says MH17 broke apart due to external factors

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Dutch Safety Board says MH17 broke apart due to external factors

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 broke apart over Ukraine due to "large number of high-energy objects" from outside the aircraft, the Dutch Safety Board said in a preliminary report into the disaster that killed 298 people, two thirds of them from the Netherlands.

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Ukraine MH17 initial crash report due

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A highly anticipated preliminary report into what brought down Malaysia flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine will be released on Tuesday, hoping to shed light on the air disaster that claimed the lives of 298 passengers.

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NA official meets with delegation from Kuwait

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National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu said he hopes the legislative bodies of Viet Nam and Kuwait will share experiences in law-making.

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Kashmir floods kill 175

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declares a national disaster as Kashmir floods cause death and destruction on both sides of the Indian and Pakistani border.

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Mekong provinces discuss climate change strategies

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Mekong provinces discuss climate change strategies

Participants discussed ways to integrate climate change response and disaster risk reduction into socio-economic development at a two-day workshop that wrapped up on Friday in the Mekong Delta's Tien Giang Province.

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Newspaper presents aid to needy students

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Newspaper presents aid to needy students

The “Golden Heart” Fund of Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper has raised and presented over 1.3 billion VND (61.400 USD) to needy students in 46 provinces and cities nationwide on the occasion of the new academic year.

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One person commits suicide every 40 seconds: WHO

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One person commits suicide every 40 seconds: WHO

One person commits suicide every 40 seconds -- more than all the yearly victims of wars and natural disaster -- with the highest toll among the elderly, the United Nations said Thursday.

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Workshop focusses on climate change responses

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Workshop focusses on climate change responses

A workshop was held in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on September 4-5 to discuss methods to combine climate change response and disaster risk alleviation efforts with socio-economic development planning.

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Whirlwind destroys houses in Dong Thap

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A whirlwind together with incessant rain blew the roofs of hundreds of houses in the Mekong Delta province Dong Thap on September 4.

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