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.
PSNews – The Ministerial Office of the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on March 30 issued a new dispatch requesting police units in Northern and North Central regions to brace for possible heavy rains, thunderstorms, tornadoes and hail.
PSNews – The Office of the Ministry of Public Security on September 2 issued a new dispatch requesting police units to brace for two tropical depressions and southwest monsoon.
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).
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.
PSNews – The Ministry of Public Security on December 10 issued a dispatch requiring the public security forces to proactively respond to possible calamities of tropical depression and heavy rain, flash flood, landslide.
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.
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.
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.
Vietnam needs a financial protection strategy to better protect its population and budget against the cost imposed by natural disasters.
PSNews – According to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, natural disasters in 2018 have caused great damages, worth 15,000 billion VND, to the country.