Northern region prepares for natural disasters

05/07/2020 23:38

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked ministries, sectors and local governments to prepare for flooding as a result of heavy downpours in the northern region in the coming days.

Natural disasters left 224 dead and missing in 2018

25/07/2019 10:09

PSNews- Natural disasters left 224 dead or missing in 2018, down 30 per cent from the previous year. Total economic losses caused by natural disasters reached VND20 trillion (US$851 million).

Weather forecasting capacity needs to be improved further

22/12/2018 11:10

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong asked the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control to continue improving its forecast and coordination capacity to minimize damage caused by natural disasters in 2019.

Police asked to proactively respond to natural disasters

18/07/2018 16:42

PSNews – The Steering Committee for Climate Change Respond, Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue under the Ministry of Public Security has sent an Official Dispatch requiring all public security forces to proactively prepare efforts and assets, and respond to possible calamities of tropical depression and heavy rain, flash flood, landslide.

Deputy Minister Bui Van Thanh visits and presents donations to Khanh Hoa

08/11/2017 20:44

PSNews – Lieutenant General Bui Van Thanh, Deputy Minister of Public Security, Head of the Steering Committee for Response to Climate Change, Natural Disasters and Rescue of the Ministry of Public Security (MPS), visited and presented donations of the MPS to storm-hit residents and police officers in Khanh Hoa, on November 6.

Natural disasters cause 300 deaths and loss of 1.3 billion USD annually

14/10/2017 21:23

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.