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Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USDicon
SOCIETY21/11/20200

Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USD

Drought, rains, inundation and landslides have cost Ca Mau province an estimated $43 million from the outset of the year, according to the provincial steering committee on natural disaster prevention, search and rescue.

 
Lessons from natural disasters in central regionicon

Lessons from natural disasters in central region

SOCIETY
03/11/2020

October left devastation for millions of people in central Vietnam.

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

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

SOCIETY
31/10/2020

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

Minister warns about development of small-scale hydropowericon

Minister warns about development of small-scale hydropower

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
29/10/2020

Answering the local press on the sidelines of the National Assembly session, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Tran Hong Ha said the principle of his ministry is ‘not to develop small-scale hydropower at any cost’.

WB: Annual losses caused by natural disasters in VN hit US$11 blnicon

WB: Annual losses caused by natural disasters in VN hit US$11 bln

SOCIETY
27/10/2020

Annual losses to people’s well-being from natural disasters are estimated at around US$11 billion in purchasing power parity terms, according to WB’s report on Vietnam’s coastal development between opportunity and disaster risk.

Fundamental changes needed in disaster forecast and response: Experticon

Fundamental changes needed in disaster forecast and response: Expert

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
27/10/2020

VNA talks to Tran Tan Van, Director of the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources, about the serious landslides in central region that have resulted in great losses in human life and property.

What cause disasters in central Vietnam?icon

What cause disasters in central Vietnam?

FEATURE
26/10/2020

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?

Floating shelters house people in Vietnam’s flood-hit areasicon

Floating shelters house people in Vietnam’s flood-hit areas

SOCIETY
23/10/2020

Hundreds of floating shelters have been used to shelter many households in flood-hit areas in the central province of Quang Binh.

Parts of Ha Tinh province isolated due to prolonged heavy rainicon

Parts of Ha Tinh province isolated due to prolonged heavy rain

SOCIETY
21/10/2020

Torrential rains coupled with the discharge of water from reservoirs have engulfed many areas in the central province of Ha Tinh.

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

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

SOCIETY
19/10/2020

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 sends condolences to families of 13 dead officers and soldiersicon

PM sends condolences to families of 13 dead officers and soldiers

SOCIETY
16/10/2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent his deepest condolences to the families and relatives of officers and soldiers, who were buried by a landslide, on their way to Rao Trang 3 Hydropower Plant on a rescue mission in Thua Thien-Hue.

Natural disasters cause economic losses of over 215 million USD this yearicon

Natural disasters cause economic losses of over 215 million USD this year

SOCIETY
09/10/2020

Economic losses caused by natural disasters in Vietnam this year to September 27 had amounted to VND5 trillion (over $215 million), it was reported at a meeting held in the central province of Quang Binh on October 8.

Hundreds of households in Quang Nam isolated due do landslidesicon

Hundreds of households in Quang Nam isolated due do landslides

SOCIETY
23/09/2020

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

Localities deal with consequences of Storm Noulicon

Localities deal with consequences of Storm Noul

SOCIETY
19/09/2020

At least one person was killed, 29 were injured and more than 1,700 houses’ roofs were blown away after Storm Noul made landfall in Quang Bình and Thua Thien-Hue provinces at around 10am on Friday morning.

Floods claim six lives in northern Vietnamicon

Floods claim six lives in northern Vietnam

SOCIETY
19/08/2020

Torrential rain over the past few days has triggered flash floods and landslides across northern mountainous provinces, killing six local people, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Mekong Delta must be protected from natural disastersicon

Mekong Delta must be protected from natural disasters

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
08/08/2020

Nguyen Van Dao, from the General Department of Meteorology and Hydrology talks to on the need to have a full and accurate report on saltwater intrusion  and the hydrometeorology system in the Mekong Delta.

Vietnam ready to cope with extreme weathericon

Vietnam ready to cope with extreme weather

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/08/2020

Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, spoke on the country’s readiness to minimise losses in the event of natural disasters.

Two die as storm Sinlaku sweeps through northern Vietnamicon

Two die as storm Sinlaku sweeps through northern Vietnam

SOCIETY
04/08/2020

Storm Sinlaku, the second of its kind to enter the East Sea since the beginning of this year, has caused two deaths, according to reports from the provinces at a meeting in Hanoi on August 3.