The Ho Chi Minh City Border Guard and the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) chapter in Ho Chi Minh City on April 12-15 handed over four clean water facilities to the border guard forces and residents in the border areas of the Central Highlands provinces of Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Nong and Dak Lak.
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.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on December 25 made a field trip to the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to inspect preparedness for Typhoon Tembin, forecasted to hit Vietnam’s mainland in the evening the same day.
The toll of Storm Damrey stood at 123 dead and missing, with an additional 324 people injured and seriously affected in central provinces, especially south-central provinces.
PSNews - A seminar themed “Disseminating insurance policies and mobilizing local and ethnic people to voluntarily buy social insurance in Northwestern provinces” was organized by the Vietnam Social Insurance, Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs and Ethnic Minority and Development Newspaper in Dien Bien city (Dien Bien province) on October 21.
Mekong Delta provinces are in flood season with those from the upstream bringing in water, alluvia, and wild products for the region.