Three members of a family in Suoi Cat commune, Khanh Hoa province died on December 30 in a house collapse caused by a landslide which was triggered by continuous rains.
Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in Indonesia have killed at least 21 people, including 11 schoolchildren, left 15 missing, and destroyed hundreds of homes, authorities said on Saturday.
Landslides triggered by prolonged heavy downpours flooded many streets on August 29, disrupting traffic and transport and causing havoc for residents.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has sent his sympathies to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc over the great losses in human lives and property caused by floods and landslide in Vietnam’s northern provinces.
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.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) has sent the second batch of urgent aid worth over 870 million VND (37,900 USD) to victims of recent floods and landslides in the two northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Ha Giang.
Up to 22 people had died and nine others gone missing due to flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in northern mountainous provinces by 18:00 on June 27.
Flash floods and landslides triggered by downpours in the past days had left 19 dead, 11 missing and 12 injured in the northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Ha Giang by 16:00 on June 26.
PSNews – The Provincial Police of Ha Giang has deployed hundreds of police officers and soldiers to various areas to evacuate locals from dangerous sites and ensure security and order in flood-affected areas.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underlined the pressing need to focus resources on tackling climate change in the Mekong Delta in the wake of landslides along river banks, canals and seashores threatening life and property of local residents.
PSNews – A delegation led by Mr. Pham Minh Chinh, Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Head of the Central Organizing Commission, on November 19, visited and presented gifts to households and people affected by recent landslides and floods in Bac Tra My district, Quang Nam province.
Rescue workers have recovered 270 bodies so far from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, the mayor said on Tuesday, as rescue operations continued and morgues struggled to find space for all the dead.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources is seeking solutions to prevent landslides in the Mekong Delta, after a landslide occurred on the Vam Co Lau Canal on Monday afternoon in An Giang Province, causing six houses to collapse and forcing two other households to relocate.