Teachers face hardships at remote VN schools

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Teachers face hardships at remote VN schools

VietNamNet Bridge – Many teachers who have volunteered to move to work in remote and mountainous areas have said that they have been facing risks and difficulties due to a shortage of facilities and necessities for their lives.

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India names 20 cities for $7.5 billion smart makeover

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India names 20 cities for $7.5 billion smart makeover

NEW DELHI, Jan 28 – India named 20 cities on Thursday which it says will be provided with uninterrupted power and water supplies, proper sanitation and public transport in a $7.5 billion makeover to turn them into smart cities with living standards comparable to Europe.

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El Ninõ parches Asia Pacific, destroying crops and drying up water sources

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El Nino parches Asia Pacific, destroying crops and drying up water sources

Dams containing small amounts of water can be seen in a drought affected farming area located west of Melbourne in Australia January 12, 2016. An El Nino, a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific, typically leads to scorching weather across Asia and East Africa, but heavy rains and floods in South America. Photo: Reuters/David Gray

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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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Push for clean water, sanitation in rural areas needs $3.4b investment

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Push for clean water, sanitation in rural areas needs $3.4b investment

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Thanh Hang, permanent chief of the National Target Programme for Rural Water and Sanitation, spoke to Nong thon ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper about targets for the upcoming period.

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Hanoi shifts to animal husbandry, agricultural services

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Hanoi shifts to animal husbandry, agricultural services

Hanoi’s agricultural sector has been on the move to develop animal husbandry, processing and agricultural services instead of enlarging cultivation, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Xuan Viet said at a conference held in Hanoi on January 7.

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Disadvantaged residents in Northwest benefit social funds

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Disadvantaged residents in Northwest benefit social funds

The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) has provided preferential loans for around 2.6 million poor and near-poor families in the Northwestern region, allowing 363,000 of them to escape from poverty, according to the bank.

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More charity houses handed over to poor households in Can Tho

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More charity houses handed over to poor households in Can Tho

As many as 130 charity houses, each worth at least VND32 million (US$1,300), were handed over to poor and ethnic minority households in Truong Long commune, the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 15.

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Social News 15/12

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Vietnam welcomes COP21's climate deal

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Project helps better sanitation for poor households

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Project helps better sanitation for poor households

Almost 106,000 poor households in ten provinces and cities nationwide improved sanitation and built new latrines with aid from a project by East Meets West organisation over the last three years.

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WB considers loan for environmental sanitary project

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WB considers loan for environmental sanitary project

The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa’s People’s Committee held a working session with a delegation from the World Bank (WB) on an environmental sanitation project in Nha Trang City on November 20.

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WB supports environmental sanitation in mountainous areas

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WB supports environmental sanitation in mountainous areas

VGP – Over 5 million people in Viet Nam’s rural and poorest mountainous areas will access to clean water and better environmental sanitation from a World Bank-financed project.

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Over 5 million Vietnamese to benefit from new WB sanitation project

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Over 5 million Vietnamese to benefit from new WB sanitation project

VietNamNet Bridge – More than 5 million people living in the poorest rural and mountainous areas of Vietnam are expected to benefit from improved access to sanitation and water supply, thanks to a US$200 million credit approved on November 12 by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors.

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Over 5 million Vietnamese to benefit from WB sanitation, water supply financing

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Over 5 million Vietnamese to benefit from WB sanitation, water supply financing

The World Bank has approved a US$200 financing package for Vietnam to help the country solve health issues in rural and mountainous areas stemming from limited access to water supply and poor hygiene practices, with over five million people expected to benefit from it, according to the bank’s press release issued this week in Washington, D.C.

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Over 5 million Vietnamese to benefit from new WB sanitation project

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Over 5 million Vietnamese to benefit from new WB sanitation project

More than 5 million people living in the poorest rural and mountainous areas of Vietnam are expected to benefit from improved access to sanitation and water supply, thanks to a US$200 million credit approved by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors.

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