Update news natural disasters
VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam needs VND25 trillion (US$1.1 billion) to repair expected damage by El Nino during the 2016-20 period, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reported.
VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam will likely face damages of more than VND141.2 trillion (US$6.7 billion) due to natural disasters such as typhoons, floods or earthquakes in the next 50 years,
The Philippines has secured a $500 million credit line from the World Bank to support efforts to manage risks posed by natural disasters.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, together with Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Vice President of the World Bank Laura Tusk, co-chaired a high-level dialogue on responding to climate change in the Mekong Delta region held in Paris
VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) that opened in Paris yesterday, Nov 30.
VietNamNet Bridge – All countries around the world should join hands in reducing greenhouse gas emissions since climate change consequences are fiercer,
VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 9 million people in Viet Nam, or 10 per cent of the population, suffer from mental disorders, including 2.5 per cent with serious mental illnesses under social protection.
VietNamNet Bridge – The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has granted an interview to the Vietnam News Agency before his visit to Vietnam from May 22-23, in which he talked about the aims of the visit and made recommendations
VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to a three-year extension of the second phase of a programme to build elevated houses for people in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region affected by floods.