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29 Dec 2011 description

A project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has effectively helped 10 provinces in Vietnam overcome the aftermaths of natural disasters.

A Dec. 27 conference in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang reached the conclusion after reviewing the implementation of the ADB project in 10 northern and central provinces , which were hardly hit by floods and storms in 2005.

The project had a total capital of 95.01 million USD, of which 80.41 million USD was provided by the ADB.

09 Dec 2008 description

CPV: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on December 8 said that is it providing a 25.5 million USD supplementary financing to an existing emergency assistance loan to Vietnam for the rehabilitation of rural infrastructure severely damaged by typhoons and storms in 2005.

The project was initially approved in 2006 by ADB with a loan of 50.97 million USD. However, high inflation has increased the cost of civil works, materials, and labor.

08 Dec 2008 description

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $25.5 million supplementary financing to an existing emergency assistance loan to Viet Nam for the rehabilitation of rural infrastructure severely damaged by typhoons and storms in 2005.

The project was initially approved in 2006 by ADB with a loan of $50.97 million. However, high inflation has increased the cost of civil works, materials, and labor. Additional damage to rural infrastructure caused by typhoons in 2006 and 2007 has contributed to significant cost overruns.

30 Sep 2006 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

26 Dec 2005 description

On December 25, 2005, in Hanoi, a Donation Ceremony was held by Vietnam Red Cross to receive an amount of VND 50 millions from Korean Residents Association, Hanoi assisting victims of the floods in Phu Yen province.

22 Dec 2005 description
report Mail and Guardian

Spawned by unrelenting rains, some of the most severe floods in decades have killed at least 130 people in peninsular South-East Asia, according to the latest reports on Thursday.

Three weeks of flooding in southern Thailand have left 52 people dead and thousands stranded without provisions in remote areas, while 69 people have perished in central Vietnam, some of them in landslides.

21 Dec 2005 description

HANOI, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Floods have killed six more people in Vietnam's Central Highlands coffee belt, taking the death toll in the central region to 60 over the last 10 days, but officials said on Wednesday the important coffee crop was not affected.

20 Dec 2005 description

Weeks of heavy rains in parts of Southeast Asia have left more than 70 people dead.
In central Vietnam, at least 45 people have been killed since early December in floods sparked by torrential rains.

Officials say tens of thousands of hectares of rice fields have been destroyed and hundreds of houses have collapsed.

19 Dec 2005 description

Hanoi (dpa) - Traffic was backed up for up to 30 kilometres Monday in central Vietnam as landslides cut off two sections of the country's main highway, following a week of torrential rain that left 51 dead or missing, authorities said.

17 Dec 2005 description

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17 Dec 2005 description

Hanoi (dpa) - Floods that have killed at least 30 people in central Vietnam have caused an estimated 9.2 million dollars in damages from homes lost to landslides and destroyed crops, the national flood committee reported Saturday.

More than 5,000 homes have been flooded and 550 completely destroyed by the floodwaters, according to the report released Saturday by the Central Committee for Floods and Storms.

The report said that more than 200 army soldiers have been dispatched to help residents rebuild.

01 Nov 2005 description

At the launching event of new product of Mekong Auto Company, Pronto multi-functioning car to be held o=ADn October 8th, 2005 in Hanoi, Mekong Auto Company donated VND 300 millions to people affected by Typhoon Damrey & flash flood.
The company would like to share its contributions & sympathy to the victims of Typhoon Damrey and with the hope that the victims will overcome their difficulties soon. The donated money will be transferred through Vietnam Red Cross.

27 Oct 2005 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2005/0190
OCHA Situation Report No. 1

12 Oct 2005 description

Facing with the severe damage & lost caused by flood happened recently in provinces in the Central of Vietnam, on October 10th, 2005, Vietnam Red Cross NHQs has decided to provide emergency relief of VND 120 million and 750 household kit containing blanket, mosquito-net, frying-pan, kettle,.. to assist most vulnerable people affected by the flood in the provinces of Quang Tri, Quang Binh, Thua Thien Thue. The total value of the relief was VND 345 million.