14:39 | 26/11/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to grant an additional aid worth 670 billion VND (US$ 29 million) from the central budget reserves for nine Central and Central Highlands provinces to tackle the aftermaths of natural disasters.
13:49 | 25/11/2020
On November 24, authorized by the Government, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong and Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Andrew Jeffries signed the international emergency aid agreement worth US$2.5 million for disaster recovery in Vietnamese central provinces.
07:57 | 18/11/2020
Natural disasters possibly slash 1.5% off Vietnam’s annual GDP or even more unless timely solutions are implemented in response to climate change, said the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
07:21 | 03/11/2020
At 7pm on November 2, Storm Goni was at roughly 510 km from the southeast of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago in the Bien Dong Sea (South China Sea), with wind speeds of up to 75 kph,
16:22 | 02/11/2020
Nearly 40 photos were sold out within the first day of the exhibition as lots of voluntary contributions donated from friends and attendance.
13:50 | 01/11/2020
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam has made available US$540,000 to secure immediate support for women and girls in six provinces affected by devastating floods triggered by almost a month of incessant storms.
07:55 | 01/11/2020
The death toll from a powerful earthquake in the Aegean Sea rose to at least 39 on October 31 as rescue workers in the Turkish city of Izmir raced to save dozens of more people thought to be trapped under the rubble of at least eight collapsed buildings.
07:35 | 31/10/2020
At least people have been killed in Turkey and Greece after a strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea on October 30, bringing buildings crashing down and setting off tidal waves.
08:03 | 30/10/2020
A new storm named Goni is forecast to enter the Bien Dong Sea (South China Sea) in the morning of November 1, and head towards Vietnam’s central region.
07:29 | 30/10/2020
At least 19 people have died and dozens are missing after three landslides hit the central province of Quang Nam on October 28.
08:12 | 26/10/2020
While storm Saudel is causing heavy rains in the central provinces from Nghe An to Thua Thien-Hue, another named Molave is forecast to enter the Bien Dong Sea (South China Sea) on October 26.
07:51 | 24/10/2020
The coastal areas of Vietnam have suffered from more natural disasters, causing serious losses of lives and properties, World Bank (WB) said, adding that the current risk management measures have not been effectively implemented.
15:05 | 22/10/2020
Record floods in Vietnam’s central provinces have claimed at least 111 lives, leaving 22 missing and devastating thousands of households. The flood, which incurred over the past two weeks, is considered the worst in decades.
15:05 | 20/10/2020
Vietnam’s central region is forecasted to experience another storm, Saudel, which is moving into the Bien Dong Sea (South China Sea) towards the central coast.
10:30 | 20/10/2020
The US mission in Vietnam on October 19 sent the deepest condolences to the Government and people of Vietnam as they mourn tragic losses in the 337th Division, Military Region 4 in the central province of Quang Tri.
08:38 | 15/10/2020
A construction worker has been found dead following a landslide near Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, with 29 others still missing.
08:36 | 15/10/2020
Storm Nangka devolved into a tropical depression on October 14 afternoon after hitting the coast from Thai Binh to Thanh Hoa provinces, forcing the evacuation of over 15,000 residents.
07:57 | 12/10/2020
As of October 11 night, torrential rains claimed 17 lives, left 13 missing and forced the evacuation of 49,700 others.
07:53 | 12/10/2020
Despite the devastating torrential rains and floods in the central region, there are some instances that will make you feel happy. And, if anything, will restore your hope in the human spirit.
22:51 | 08/10/2020
As of October 8 morning, torrential rains and floods killed five people, while causing losses in many localities.