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07 Aug 2017 description
While authorities estimate that at least 228 houses collapsed or were swept away in the region, Red Cross teams in Yen Bai, Son La and Lai Chau began repairing homes and providing temporary shelter.
16 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The El Niño-induced drought and saline intrusion emergency has adversely impacted the lives of some two million people, including 520,000 children, in the 18 most affected provinces.
18 Oct 2016 description
According to local authorities, at least 21 people have died and 18 were injured after the floods inundated more than 27,000 houses in the provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue and Quang Binh.
26 Apr 2016 description
The focus is on life-saving and livelihood protection interventions for the most vulnerable over the next three to five months, until seasonal rains begin in all drought-affected regions.
08 Apr 2016 description
Since the end of 2015, dry conditions and a shortage of rainfall have seriously affected Viet Nam. The situation has been worsened by saltwater intrusion in the southern central and Mekong Delta regions.
28 Mar 2016 description
Significant gaps in the provision of emergency shelter supplies in Fiji remain. The Government revised the number of houses damaged by the cyclone to 32,000.
14 Mar 2016 description
Since the end of 2015, water levels in the lower Mekong River have been at their lowest level since records began nearly 100 years ago.
20 Nov 2013 description
Since 14-17 November, flooding occurred in central of Vietnam leaving at least 42 people dead, 5 missing and 66 injured. Water is now receding from most of the affected districts.
13 Nov 2013 description
Most of the international stakeholders will not implement any specific response activity, and they will keep focusing on the communities affected by previous typhoons Wutip and Nari.
08 Nov 2013 description
Typhoon Haiyan is forecast to hit the same provinces affected by two major storms in October, which are currently experiencing heavy rains and flash floods due to a tropical depression.
23 Oct 2013 description
Typhoons Wutip and Nari hit Viet Nam within two weeks, causing significant damage. Almost 120,000 people were affected by Wutip, while assessments are still underway for Nari.
14 Oct 2013 description
The district of Quang Binh - the most affected by Typhoon Wutip and still covered in debris - has ordered the evacuation of 27,000 people. Nari is predicted to make landfall on Tuesday morning.
05 Oct 2013 description
report Voice of America
Regional aid groups have launched appeals as monsoon floods have affected more than 3 million people and claimed at least 100 lives, mostly in Vietnam, Laos and Thailand.
02 Oct 2013 description
Viet Nam struck with Typhoon Wutip, while many neighboring countries are also struggling to cope with flooding caused by monsoon rains, which worsened by a succession of tropical storms.
01 Oct 2013 description
Early warning and evacuation helped to minimize human loss.Housing sector was worst affected with at least 95,647 houses damaged or collapsed as of 1 October.
01 Nov 2012 description
I. Summary On the night of 29th October, Typhoon Son-Tinh moved north-east and became tropical depresssion in Mong Cai district, Quang Ninh province. A total of 11 people were killed or are missing as a result of the typhoon; a further 90 people were injured; 55,680 houses were damaged; more than...
29 Oct 2012 description
I. Summary On the night of 28th October, the North and Nothern central parts of Viet Nam were affected by heavy rainfall and strong winds caused by Typhoon Son-Tinh. The storm brought strong winds and heavy rainfall to 11 central and northern coastal provinces, particularly Nam Dinh, Thai Binh,...
14 Sep 2012 description
report World Bank
SUBMITTED BY DAVID OLIVIER TREGUER ON THU, 09/13/2012 - 14:30 Ninh Binh Province was hit by severe flooding two weeks ago, like many other regions in Vietnam. It was yet another sharp reminder that Vietnam will increasingly be facing the effects of climate change. However, as we were visiting the...
25 Apr 2012 description
GLIDE n° EP-2012-000045-VNM Period covered by this operations update: 5 April to 17 April 2012 Appeal target (current): CHF 758,416 Appeal coverage: 22 per cent (not including pledges in the pipeline). Appeal history: This emergency appeal was initially launched on 3 April 2012 for CHF...
23 Apr 2012 description
More than 4,500 houses and offices had their roofs torn off or sustained other damage when whirlwinds and hailstorms caused by a late cold spell hit northern mountain provinces on April 20. In Lao Cai province, whirlwinds accompanied by hailstorms blew away roofs and damaged more than 2,200 houses...