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22 Jan 2018 description
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Viet Nam News THỪA THIÊN- HUẾ — The lives and crops of residents living near the Bồ River bank in central Thừa Thiên- Huế Province are being threatened by riverbank landslides.

Landslides have occurred along the riverbank dike section in the province’s Quảng Điền District, threatening 1,000ha of land in the villages of Tân Xuân Lai, La Vân Thượng, Niêm Phò and Phước Yên in Quảng Thọ Commune.

26 Dec 2017 description
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Update: December, 26/2017 - 10:00

HÀ NỘI — More than 1.1 million people in 15 provinces and cities in the south of Việt Nam have been evacuated to safety as Typhoon Tembin approaches, with the storm forecast to land in the coastal area from Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu to Cà Mau provinces early today.

The Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Search and Rescue and the Border Guard Command provided information on the storm’s movements to more than 69,000 vehicles.

25 Dec 2017 description
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Update: December, 25/2017 - 14:19

HÀ NỘI — On Monday morning, a total of more than 1.1 million people in 15 provinces and cities in the south were relocated to safe places before Typhoon Tembin could make land fall.

The Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Search and Rescue and the Border Guard Command provided information of the storm’s movement to more than 69,000 vehicles.

24 Dec 2017 description
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SOUTHERN REGION — As Typhoon Tembin approaches the mainland, “inexperienced” localities in the south, which rarely face heavy storms, are actively preparing for worst case scenarios.

These include mass evacuations, closure of schools and businesses, and strict bans on fishing vessels venturing out to sea.

Agriculture Minister Nguyễn Xuân Cường, head of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention, Search and Rescue, has warned that Tembin is the most powerful ‘late season storm’ to ever enter Vietnamese waters.

12 Dec 2017 description
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YÊN BÁI – Signs of revival have brightened up Mù Cang Chải District in northern mountainous Yên Bái Province, three months after a historic flood swept through the area.

By around 5.30 am on August 3, significant portions of the district had been submerged by floodwaters. Large rocks of between 5-10 tonnes carried by the water caused serious damage to homes and property. Even two-storey houses made of cement were destroyed in the natural disaster.