The death toll from floods caused by Typhoon Bebinca had increased to 10 as of Saturday, according to the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control
More than 100 households in Tu Thó Village in the Central Highlands (Tây Nguyên) Province of Kon Tum were evacuated from areas at risk of land erosion, reported online newspaper baotintuc.vn.
Provinces in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta region are taking steps to protect households and crops from flooding as water levels are expected to rise quickly in the next few days, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Cargill Cares Council has rebuilt a school to the mountainous commune of Huc in Quảng Trị Province’s Hương Hóa District, its 88th school in Việt Nam under its rural school-building programme.
The People’s Committee of the southernmost province of Cà Mau has asked the Government to provide VNĐ300 billion (US$12.7 million) to move locals from landslide-prone areas to new residential areas.
A landslide killed two people who were traveling on a district-level road on Saturday evening, Dương Đức Huy, Party Secretary of Bảo Yên District in Lào Cai province, announced.
The northern mountainous province of Hà Giang is urgently repairing several roads that have been severely damaged by landslides due to many days of heavy rain.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) on Wednesday, decided to allocate more than VNĐ23 billion (US$989,000) to help the northern province of Yên Bái restore its road systems damaged by floods last month.
Chairman of Hòa Bình Province’s People’s Committee Nguyễn Văn Quang has ordered authorities of Kỳ Sơn District to arrange a resettlement area for residents whose houses have been vulnerable to landslides on Road 445.
Landslides and more cracks have appeared on Road 445 in Kỳ Sơn District, northern province of Hòa Bình, threatening residential areas.