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Natural disasters bring about US$13.55 million damage in Southern Vietnamicon
SOCIETY14/10/20190

Natural disasters bring about US$13.55 million damage in Southern Vietnam

Natural disasters caused 16 people dead and missing, injured 54, damaged and inundated 17,713 houses, with the total damage of VND315 billion (US$13.55 million) in the Southern region during the first nine months of 2019.

 
Mekong water’s record low level threatens downstream countriesicon

Mekong water’s record low level threatens downstream countries

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
13/08/2019

The Mekong River Commission last month said the Mekong water levels during this early flood season from June to July are at historical low, wreaking havoc on hundreds of millions of inhabitants in downstream countries.

Heavy rain, floods wreak havoc in northern mountainous localitiesicon

Heavy rain, floods wreak havoc in northern mountainous localities

SOCIETY
26/06/2019

Downpour and floods since June 23 left one person dead and three others missing in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau as of 6am of June 25.

About five storms to hit mainland Vietnam from July – Decembericon

About five storms to hit mainland Vietnam from July – December

SOCIETY
16/06/2019

Among 10-12 storms or tropical low pressure forecast to hit East Sea, up to five are forecast to directly impact Vietnam’s mainland from July – December 2019, according to the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting.

Swimming programmes for children to be expandedicon

Swimming programmes for children to be expanded

SOCIETY
20/05/2019

Vietnam had been taking measures to teach children how to swim in recent years, but more than 2,000 children still died from drowning annually.