Disaster prevention should be a radical, long-term strategy, based on new technology such as forecasting and remote sensing to minimise damage.
Of the figure, 690 million trees will be planted in urban and rural areas and 310 million in protected, special and production forests.
Professor and Director General of the Việt Nam Meteorology and Hydrological Administration, Trần Hồng Thái, talks to Việt Nam News Agency on the importance of applying high tech in weather forecasting.
Nguyễn Trần Vỹ, a teacher of Kim Đồng Primary School in Trà Mai Commune, Nam Trà My District, established the club 'Love connection' to aid those less fortunate.
Forty per cent of the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta region will be under water by 2100 due to the impact of climate change unless serious measures are taken immediately, experts have warned.