The Vietnamese Embassy and Students Association in Italy said they have recorded no Vietnamese citizens affected by the powerful earthquake in the host’s central region on October 30.
PSNews - The South-Central Province of Ninh Thuan currently faces historic drought, threatening the lives of people and cattle. Local authorities earlier this month announced a level 3 natural disaster due to drought in the whole province and level 4 (the highest level) for Thuan Nam and Thuan Bac districts.
It will take some time for the people in Sa Na village, Na Meo commune, Quan Son district, Thanh Hoa, to stabilize their life after floods swept the village.
PSNews – The Ministry of Public Security’s Office just issued a new dispatch requiring the Public Security Forces (PSF) to proactively respond to possible calamities in the upcoming days.
Over two dozen people were killed in a severe thunderstorm that swept through parts of southern Nepal late on Sunday and hundreds more were injured, police and officials said.
A video conference was held on December 26 to test how relevant governmental agencies coordinate to operate the country’s natural disaster early warning system in response to a tsunami.
PSNews - The Police Department of Fire Prevention and Fighting under the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on December 14 in coordination with the Provincial Police Department of Thanh Hoa opened an in-depth training course on skills and tactics of rescue and response to natural disasters.
The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has ordered localities in the central region to focus on repairing the damage caused by floods that hit the area last week.
Northern coastal provinces are bracing for storm Bebinca, the fourth to hit the East Sea this year, as the storm is forecast to land in the northern coastline from the Hai Phong city to Nghe An province.
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.
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.
The Standing Board of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee (VFFCC) on June 25 sent sympathies to authorities and families affected by floods in the northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau, Ha Giang, Yen Bai and Lao Cai.
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 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.
2017 was an eventful year for international cooperation at the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF), helping the centre improve its severe weather forecasting capacity and heighten its role in natural disaster prevention and mitigation globally.
PSNews – The Damry (Storm No.12) landed in Dak Lak province on November 4, and swept the two districts of M’Drak and Krong Bong.
PSNews – In Dispatch No.14, Lieutenant General Pham Quan Cu, Director of the General Department of Logistics and Techniques (G.D 3), orders all public security forces to proactively respond to developments of the coming storm and its potential consequences.
PSNews-In the last 20 years, natural disasters have resulted in about 10,800 people dead or missing and caused an annual loss of 1-1.5% of GDP (VND 20,000 billion).
Natural disasters in the first nine months of 2017 left 169 people dead or missing, while causing damages estimated at nearly VND 21.5 trillion (US$946 million), according to the latest statistics from the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
PSNews- The latest report from the Provincial People’s Committee of Yen Bai, by August 9, the floods in Mu Cang Chai had caused 6 deaths, 8 other missing and injured 9 other people, ruined 61 houses and left 60 families with 342 residents homeless.