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Flood death toll rises to 9 in central Vietnamicon
SOCIETY02/12/20210

Flood death toll rises to 9 in central Vietnam

Death toll from the floods that are hitting central Vietnam has risen to nine, while nearly 60,000 houses have been submerged, according to the National Steering Committee on Natural Disasters Prevention and Control.

 
Patchy solutions won't prevent flooding in HCM Cityicon

Patchy solutions won't prevent flooding in HCM City

FEATURE
10/05/2021

Old floodplains in HCM City still have not been cleared, while new flood sites continue to appear.

Israeli Ambassador: 'We want to bring prosperity to Quang Tri’s people'icon

Israeli Ambassador: 'We want to bring prosperity to Quang Tri’s people'

POLITICS
08/05/2021

'We are very happy to bring prosperity to the people. We hope to maintain connection with the land and people here," said Israeli Ambassador to Vietnam Nadav Eshcar during his recent business trip to the central province of Quang Tri.

HCM City's new water-drainage plan considers impact of rising sea levels, climate changeicon

HCM City's new water-drainage plan considers impact of rising sea levels, climate change

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
02/04/2021

A plan for a new water-drainage network in HCM City has been submitted to the Prime Minister for approval.

More flood-prevention projects scheduled as HCM City deals with climate change, rising sea levelsicon

More flood-prevention projects scheduled as HCM City deals with climate change, rising sea levels

SOCIETY
14/02/2021

To mitigate the impact of flooding caused by heavy rains and high river tides, HCM City has invested heavily in flood-prevention works, including drainage system improvement, dredging of canals, and wastewater treatment systems.

Dutch help with flood prevention in Thu Duc Cityicon

Dutch help with flood prevention in Thu Duc City

SOCIETY
17/01/2021

Vice-Chairman of HCM City People's Committee Le Hoa Binh on Friday met with Dutch Ambassador to Vietnam, Elizabeth Akkerman, to discuss co-operation over sustainable flood prevention planning for Thu Duc City.

HCMC to pour investment in traffic infrastructure projectsicon

HCMC to pour investment in traffic infrastructure projects

SOCIETY
10/01/2021

Ho Chi Minh City will pour investment in traffic infrastructure project this year, Director of the city Transportation Works Construction Investment Project Management Authority Luong Minh Phuc has said.

Schools in central region try to overcome difficulties after devastating floodsicon

Schools in central region try to overcome difficulties after devastating floods

SOCIETY
22/12/2020

Looking at a corner of the school, Hoang Thi Duyet, principal of Hien Ninh Primary School feels happy that the lawns and flowers in the school yard have bloomed again after the historic floods that lashed the region two months ago.

Modern technology complementing flood-resilient home creationsicon

Modern technology complementing flood-resilient home creations

SOCIETY
15/12/2020

Many poor locals in five coastal provinces are being supported with storm- and flood-resilient homes that can protect them during disasters. 

Hydropower plant flouts water storage banicon

Hydropower plant flouts water storage ban

SOCIETY
18/11/2020

A hydropower plant in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has repeatedly breached storage water regulations despite a ban by authorities.

Trash for cash: Group calls on locals to clean up village after floodicon

Trash for cash: Group calls on locals to clean up village after flood

SOCIETY
18/11/2020

It was 9am on a morning earlier this month when a group of volunteers in pink uniform at Phu Tho Village Cooperative in Quang Binh Province used a loudspeaker to call on residents of the village to collect rubbish and sell it.

Storm-proof home initiative transforming living conditionsicon

Storm-proof home initiative transforming living conditions

SOCIETY
16/11/2020

The recent storms causing misery in central Vietnam may have left large wounds in the lives of poor residents in the south-central province of Quang Ngai.

Storm Etau triggers dangerous weather events throughout the countryicon

Storm Etau triggers dangerous weather events throughout the country

SOCIETY
12/11/2020

Many areas nationwide have been left submerged in floodwater due to spells of heavy rain triggered by Storm Etau, while the central region has continued to suffer from a series of deadly landslides.

Hundreds of households evacuated as flood rose in Binh Dinhicon

Hundreds of households evacuated as flood rose in Binh Dinh

SOCIETY
11/11/2020

Hundreds of households had to leave their houses yesterday night as floods suddenly rose sharply in Binh Dinh Province's Quy Nhon City.

Quang Binh man goes above and beyond in flood relief effortsicon

Quang Binh man goes above and beyond in flood relief efforts

SOCIETY
09/11/2020

Le Van Thang, 60, residing in Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh Province, hired a boat to deliver relief goods to families trapped in flooded areas in recent days.

Torrential rain causes flooding in Ho Chi Minh Cityicon

Torrential rain causes flooding in Ho Chi Minh City

SOCIETY
01/11/2020

Many streets in districts 2, 7, 8, 9, Binh Thanh, Thu Duc, Go Vap and Binh Chanh were submerged in water after a torrential downpour prolonged during an hour last night.

Floods, climate change and hydropowericon

Floods, climate change and hydropower

FEATURE
31/10/2020

Natural disasters and floods have devastated central Vietnam at a record level. So far, 130 people have been reported dead, and 18 others are missing.

Rising Lam River submerges thousands of homes in Nghe Anicon

Rising Lam River submerges thousands of homes in Nghe An

SOCIETY
31/10/2020

Thousands of houses in the northern central province of Nghe An have been flooded as the water on the Lam River rose to alarm level 2 on the evening of October 30.