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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.

20 Aug 2009 description
report CARE

With 3200 km of coastline, Vietnam will be among the top five countries affected by rising sea levels. CARE is working with coastal villages to reduce their vulnerability to the impacts of climate change.

In November 2005, Typhoon Damarey hit the coast of Vietnam hard. The coastal commune Da Loc was at the centre of the typhoon and its disastrous effects: six villages were flooded, twenty-six houses collapsed and nine hundred and sixty houses lost their roofs. Two hundred and fifty hectares of land were salinated. Losses amounted to roughly 4.5 million U.S.

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.

05 Jan 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

29 Jun 2006 description

The Federation's vision is to strive, through voluntary action, for a world of empowered communities, better able to address human suffering and crises with hope, respect for dignity and a concern for equity. Its mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 183 countries.

17 Feb 2006 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 183 countries.

31 Dec 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 183 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

31 Dec 2005 description

"This year has been a year like no other for humanitarian action, bracketed by devastating disasters, - the Indian Ocean Tsunami in the final days of 2004 and the South Asia earthquake of October 2005, on top of the worst hurricane season in living memory - and stretching all humanitarian agencies to their maximum capacity and beyond." (Introduction of Humanitarian Appeals 2006- 30 November 2005)

17 Dec 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are a ctive in over 183 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org
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08 Nov 2005 description

WASHINGTON, DC - In response to the damage associated with Typhoon Damrey, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided $50,000 to Catholic Relief Services to provide assistance to typhoon-affected communities in Vietnam.

07 Nov 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

01 Nov 2005 description

In response to the Emergency Appeal of the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies to support 8 provinces affected by Damrey Typhoon in Vietnam: provinces of Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Phu Tho, Hai Phong, Nam Dinh, Thai Binh, Thanh Hoa and Ninh Binh, up to now Vietnam Red Cross has received an amount of VND 9 billions from some Governments and Partner National Societies of Red Cross and Red Crescent.

It includes Australian Red Cross has supported 25,977 AUD, the British Government/DIFID with 49,020 GBP, Canadian Government 80,000 CAD, Finnish Red Cross 75,000 EUR, …

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

AA 05 102

The Australian Government will assist victims of Typhoon Damrey, which ravaged Vietnam's northern provinces last month, the Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Bruce Billson, announced today at a disaster mitigation program in Vietnam.

'More than 600,000 people throughout 11 provinces have been affected by the most powerful storm to hit northern Vietnam since 1996 and Australia's contribution will help people in need recover from the devastation,' Mr Billson.

'Following a request from the Vietnamese Government for rehabilitation support, …

14 Oct 2005 description
report Cruz Roja Española

Cruz Roja Española ha enviado una primera ayuda de 12.000 euros para los damnificados a través de la Cruz Roja Vietnamita. - Urgen medidas de rehabilitación y de recuperación de cultivos de forma inmediata.

14 Oct 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

13 Oct 2005 description

Calls on officials and policymakers around the world to reject myth that deforestation and logging cause major flooding