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Hundreds of households in Quang Nam isolated due do landslidesicon
SOCIETY23/09/20200

Hundreds of households in Quang Nam isolated due do landslides

Hundreds of households in a mountainous district of the central province of Quang Nam have been isolated because of landslides following flash floods.

 
Will the sand in the Red River be depleted in 100 years?icon

Will the sand in the Red River be depleted in 100 years?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/07/2020

Ninety percent of sediment is trapped in Chinese and Vietnamese reservoirs, which will lead to erosion, according to Mai Van Bieu, an underground-work expert.

Typhoon preparedness still lackingicon

Typhoon preparedness still lacking

SOCIETY
07/07/2020

Despite the efforts of authorities, typhoons continue to pose high risks of great human and material loss in Vietnam, experts have said.

Landslides threatens Can Tho residentsicon

Landslides threatens Can Tho residents

SOCIETY
22/06/2020

Erosion along the riverbank of Tra Noc River in Can Tho City's Binh Thuy District has caused damage to local households, according to the city's steering committee for disaster prevention and search and rescue.

HCM City prepares for disaster response ahead of rainy seasonicon

HCM City prepares for disaster response ahead of rainy season

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/04/2020

The HCM City administration has ordered the city Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Rescue and local authorities to assess 300 sites that face a high risk of landslides and floods in case of heavy rains and storms.

Period of extreme weather conditions kills five in northern mountainous regionicon

Period of extreme weather conditions kills five in northern mountainous region

SOCIETY
26/04/2020

A series of floods and landslides triggered by a period of torrential rain over the past few days has left five people dead, with one person missing and a further 25 people injured in mountainous regions situated in the north on April 25.

Flash floods, landslides kill 3 in northern Vietnamicon

Flash floods, landslides kill 3 in northern Vietnam

SOCIETY
25/04/2020

Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have killed three people and injured three others in northern Vietnam over the past day.

Jakarta floods leave at least five people dead, three missingicon

Jakarta floods leave at least five people dead, three missing

SOCIETY
27/02/2020

At least five people were killed and three others went missing during floods that have crippled much of Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta, a disaster agency official said on February 26.

Sinking predicted for Mekong Delta regionicon

Sinking predicted for Mekong Delta region

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
25/01/2020

The Mekong Delta region of Vietnam, an area that helps feed about 200 million people, is predicted to sink underwater by 2100.

Company fined for illegal sand miningicon

Company fined for illegal sand mining

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
31/10/2019

Central Highlands Dak Nong Province's People’s Committee has fined a company VND130 million (US$5,600) for illegal sand mining, vov.vn online newspaper reported.

Locality put on alert as bad weather forecasticon

Locality put on alert as bad weather forecast

SOCIETY
19/09/2019

Some areas in the northern mountainous provinces of Ha Giang and Lao Cai have been warned to expect flash floods and landslides.

Vietnam should be proactive in coping with natural disasters: expertsicon

Vietnam should be proactive in coping with natural disasters: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
12/09/2019

As a country highly exposed to droughts, floods and landslides, Vietnam needs more active prevention instead of just a passive response.

Ca Mau wants $22.5 million to upgrade sea dykeicon

Ca Mau wants $22.5 million to upgrade sea dyke

SOCIETY
29/08/2019

The People's Committee of the southernmost province of Ca Mau has proposed the Government spend VND524 billion to upgrade the sea dyke on its west coast to combat rising tides and landslides, which are seriously affecting local people.

Landslides continue pulling down national roadicon

Landslides continue pulling down national road

SOCIETY
20/08/2019

Severe landslides continue to sweep away another section of National Highway No 91 in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, threatening many lives along the road.

Storm Wipha lands in Quang Ninh, weakens to tropical depressionicon

Storm Wipha lands in Quang Ninh, weakens to tropical depression

SOCIETY
03/08/2019

Storm Wipha made landfall in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh on August 2 night and has weaken to a tropical depression, delivering drenching rains and strong gusts to northern and north-central localities.

Mekong Delta suffers from coastal erosion, landslidesicon

Mekong Delta suffers from coastal erosion, landslides

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/08/2019

Provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta have suffered land erosion for decades, with hundreds of hectares being washed away along with many houses.

Landslides cause traffic jam on highway in Lai Chauicon

Landslides cause traffic jam on highway in Lai Chau

SOCIETY
11/07/2019

Heavy rains in recent days have caused many landslides, especially on national highways, in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau.

Landslides cause huge losses in Ca Mauicon

Landslides cause huge losses in Ca Mau

SOCIETY
12/06/2019

A series of landslides have been reported along a river in Nam Can District in the Mekong Delta Province of Ca Mau over the past few days, causing damage worth hundreds of millions of dong.