PSNews-The Youth Union chapter of the Provincial Police Force of Binh Dinh in cooperation with the Mobile Police Regiment - E23 (under the MPS) and district-level police forces organized a “Voluntary Saturday” to help local people in the districts of Tay Son, Hoai Nhon, Phu My and An Nhon town overcome damages caused by the recent floods.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 18 issued a dispatch asking for greater efforts to rescue operations and settlement of consequences of landslides in the central provinces of Thua Thien – Hue and Quang Tri.
Over the past days, great efforts have been made to deal with consequences of torrential rains and floods in line with instructions of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Five people have died and 14 remain missing as storm Wipha brought torrential rains and strong wind to northern and north central localities for several days from August 1.
PSNews – The photo exhibition named “Revitalization of dead lands” introduces visitors over 200 photos and objects relating to the chemical war in Vietnam, as well as the work of overcoming the consequences of bombs, landmines and toxic chemicals.
Statistics provided by several northern and north central provinces show that by July 24, torrential rains, floods, and landslides left 29 people dead, five others missing, and 26 injured.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a dispatch asking relevant ministries, sectors and localities to focus resources on search and rescue along with activities to overcome flood consequences in northern mountainous and midland provinces.
The central province of Ha Tinh has supported more than 60,800 residents affected by the Formosa-related marine environment incident, with total funding of more than 1.74 trillion VND (76.56 million USD).
As many as 18 million residents in the Mekong Delta are suffering serious consequences as the Mekong River is drying up due to over exploitation of hydropower plants in upstream countries, delegates heard at a recent conference in the Delta province of An Giang.
PSNews - Natural disasters cause more than 300 deaths and economic losses of 1.3 billion USD (equivalent to 1 to 1.5 percent of GDP) per year to the country, according to the General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.