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Da Lat needs more greenery, not concrete

More than 90 years ago, French architects, when planning Da Lat development, warned that underground and surface water would be enough for only 120,000 people. In 2020,  the population had reached VND620,000-650,000.

Landslides worsen in Mekong Delta

Landslides are getting worse in the Mekong Delta in both scale and frequency. What do we need to do to minimize the negative impacts of landslides in the region?

Landslide buries part of Vietnam hydropower plant, rescue work underway

A landslide occurred in Tra Bong District of Quang Ngai Province in central Vietnam on October 10 evening, burying some items of Ka Tinh hydropower plant in the locality, according to a local official.

Mekong Delta needs over US$346 mln to tackle severe landslides

The Mekong Delta's localities need around VND8,143 billion (US$352 million) to cope with 76 severe landslide and erosion points along the riverside and coastal areas with a total length of 140 kilometers.


People find ways to help after landslide

Standing outside her door, Ho Thi Nga hopes her life will change for the better after a temporary house made of bamboo and iron sheets is completed. 

Long An to build new anti-landslide embankment

A new 1.2km-long embankment worth VND300 billion (US$12.9 million) will be built to prevent landslides along Vam Co Tay River in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An next year.

Rebuilding homes is also rebuilding lives

Four storms, including typhoons Molave and Goni, triggered floods and landslides that devastated central provinces in Vietnam from October to December, with 249 people either killed or missing and 11,700 houses damaged or destroyed.

Rescue workers launch search for landslide victims in central Vietnam

Rescue forces have been urgently searching for the remaining 12 missing victims of a landslide which hit the Rao Trang 3 Hydropower Plant on the evening of October 12 in Phong Dien district in the central province of Thua Thien Hue.

Warning system for landslides in communes remains poor

With the current data and technology, when weather patterns that can cause heavy rains appear, Vietnam can predict large-scale heavy rains in mountainous areas 1-2 days in advance

Storm Molave continues to impact central provinces

Storm Molave, which has killed at least 24 people in central coastal provinces in recent days according to disaster agencies, flooded many localities in Nghe An Province on Friday.

153 dead and missing, $112.5million lost due to floods

Storms, heavy rains, landslides and tornadoes in October caused 153 deaths and missing persons, and injured 222, reported the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.

Helicopters to be used for Quang Nam landslide rescue

Authorities in the central province of Quang Nam have planned to use helicopters in the rescue of eight people who are missing in two landslides.


Quang Ngai to evacuate over 12,000 people to avoid flooding

Quang Ngai is preparing to evacuate over 12,000 residents to avoid flooding in the downstream of the Tra Khuc, Ve and Tra Cau rivers.

Another landslide in Quang Nam buried 11 people

Reports of another deadly landslide in central Vietnam have emerged, killing three people and leaving eight missing.

Can we get back what has been lost?

The answer is yes, if each of us is "startled", to stop and start over. Do not use the sacred wood of the forest. Do not destroy the forest for the purpose of economic development.

What cause disasters in central Vietnam?

Many people have died in the central region, thousands of people are living outdoors, and infrastructure has been destroyed by floods and landslides. Why does the central region suffer from disasters every year?

Cha Lo Border Gate Economic Zone broken after landslide

Landslide and erosion in Quang Binh Province has cracked the road surface and broke the Cha Lo International Border Gate Economic Zone on October 20.

All 22 bodies in Quang Tri's landslide recovered

Eight more bodies of soldiers and officers missing in a severe landslide in Huong Hoa district of central Quang Tri province were found on October 19.

At least 84 dead, 38 missing in floods in central provinces

At least 84 people have died and 38 others remain missing in floods and landslides which have ravaged 10 provinces in the central and central highlands region over the last few days.

PM calls for greater efforts to overcome consequences of landslides in central region

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 18 issued a dispatch asking for greater efforts to rescue operations and settlement of consequences of landslides in the central provinces of Thua Thien – Hue and Quang Tri.