Nearly 10,900 metres of flood-prevention embankments damaged by the historic floods this month in the mountainous province of Yên Bái need to be repaired, said local authorities.
Several houses in the Trảng Bom District of the southern Đồng Nai Province are at risk of collapsing after continuous heavy rainfall has destroyed their foundations.
Some 15ha of agriculture land and farm produce of 50 households in Nâm N’Đir Commune, Krông Nô District, Đắk Nông Province, was lost in a landslide in Krông Nô river.
Governments have been asked to encourage the private sector, particularly small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs), to get involved in the fight against natural disasters, given their vulnerability to extreme weather.
APEC will soon release a recommendation to the leaders of member economies to apply more advanced technology in disaster prevention given the extreme weather the region has been facing.
A stretch of a major embankment on National Route 24 in the Central Highlands Kon Tum City has eroded while under construction.
The People’s Committee of the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Vĩnh Long on Monday declared state of natural disasters level 1 (the lowest level) due to land erosion.
A new storm has formed near the Philippines and is expected to cause heavy rainfall in the northern regions of Việt Nam.
Special policies will help HCM City develop faster and better, thus contributing more to the country’s development, Nguyễn Thiện Nhân, secretary of HCM City’s Party Committee, has said.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has submitted a proposal to the Government to launch and/or complete 24 climate change response projects in the Mekong Delta region in the 2017-2020 period.