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Rehabilitation assistance for flood-affected people

Since August 2012, Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department of the European Commission (ECHO) has funded more than VND 17.7 trillion for the project "Support for the rehabilitation of people...

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The Mekong Delta six months on

I was previously posted to the Mekong Delta in the summer of 2012. I was deployed there to initiate an early recovery project following severe floods and to develop the strategy for shelter and...

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Breach in dyke causes heavy flooding in HCMC

The surging high tide burst a section of the embankment along the Ong Ngu Bridge Canal causing severe flooding in several houses in Ward 28 in Binh Thanh District of Ho Chi Minh City early Thursday. ...

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Southern rivers about to see flood crest

The Regional Hydro Meteorological Center in Southern Vietnam announced on Friday that rising high tide floodwaters on lower reaches of rivers in the southern regions will continue to surge rapidly...

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Floods, landslides threaten Central region

Flash floods and landslides are causing severe damage to many localities in central and Central Highlands provinces, and are expected to continue hitting the region following Tropical Storm Gaemi. ...

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Storm and floods cause VND34 billion in losses

The recent storm and floods in the central region have destroyed more than 550 houses, 260 hectares of rice and 2,300 hectares of subsidiary crops, resulting in total damages of around VND34 billion. ...

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Phu Yen: Flood causing nearly 6 billion-dong damage

On October 8th, the Commanding Committee for Disaster Prevention, searching and rescuing of Phu Yen province informed that the flood damage caused by the impact of storm No. 7 for localities in the...

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Two people swept away in flash floods

Flash floods, triggered by heavy downpours during the past three days, swept away two people in central Quang Nam and Central Highland Dak Lak provinces. One has been confirmed dead. The local...

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Floods wash away fish, destroy rice, fruit

Heavy rain in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Dong Thap washed away 100 tonnes of farmed fish in Tan Hong District. The rain, which started three days ago, also submerged 16ha of watermelons...

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Flooding blocks City roads, enters homes

Heavy downpours early yesterday morning left many streets inundated and several properties damaged in HCM City. Experts say the situation will remain the same and could even worsen in the coming...

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Households moved from path of impending flood

Up to 400 households are being moved from their houses after a landslide blocked the swollen upper reaches of Coc Stream in Northern Lao Cai Province. The rockfall has created a flooded reservoir,...

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Floods inundate Mekong paddy

Days of heavy rain in Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta's Kien Giang Province have inundated over 31,000ha of rice, said Kien Giang's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The department also said...

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