natural disaster prevention

Update news natural disaster prevention

Whirlwinds, hailstorms cause serious damage to northern Vietnam

One person was killed in Ha Giang while 14 others were injured in Ha Giang and Yen Bai provinces as of 16:00 on March 3, according to the central steering committee for natural disaster prevention.

Int’l conference talks relations between Vietnam, foreign NGOs

An international conference opened in Hanoi on Thursday to look into co-operation between Vietnam and foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and discuss co-operation priorities.

Rain and high winds destroy houses in the north

Hail, thunderstorms and strong winds that hit several northern mountainous provinces over the past three days have caused damage to agricultural production, according to the National Steering Committee for Natural Calamity Prevention.

Social support vital to climate change recovery

Comprehensive and effective social support is a powerful tool for increasing resilience to shocks, helping vulnerable households build and diversify their livelihoods, skills and assets in response to climate change.

Poor planning slows river flow during flood season

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hoang Van Thang, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, speaks about the latest flood control work along the Bui River in Hanoi’s outlying district of Chuong My.

Prevention and relocation plan needed for southern cities, provinces

 VietNamNet Bridge – More effective plans for natural disaster prevention are needed in the Mekong Delta, which plays an important role in the economy, but is threatened by natural disasters, climate change and landslides, 

Flood risks at 18 spots in Hanoi

Ha Noi has 18 locations at risk of flooding when rainfall averages at least 50mm per two hours, according to head of the Ha Noi Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company.