Vietnam, Nov 28, 2008 - Across Vietnam,
incidences of dengue fever have been increasing since the beginning of
2008, with an estimated 78,000 people contracting the mosquito-borne disease,
Tropical storm Noul is still influencing
the weather in central Viet Nam and has left nine people dead, nine injured
and one missing after flooding hit central provinces. Weather forecasters
Executive Summary Viet Nam is one of the most vulnerable
countries in the world to climate change. The government's impressive
achievements in pulling millions of people out of poverty are seriously...
HCM City has mobilised 200 specialised
trucks to evacuate more than 200,000 families from dangerous areas. In
neighbouring provinces, boats are banned from going to sea while children
aren't going to...
Executive summary The overall purpose of this 2009-2010
Plan is to coordinate and support International Federation efforts at country
and regional level to assist host national societies to scale up...
By Ho Binh Minh HANOI, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Vietnam's
government issued flash flood and landslide warnings on Tuesday as heavy
rains followed tropical storm Noul, which weakened overnight and caused
Hanoi_(dpa) _ Heavy rains and winds
from Tropical Storm Noul unexpectedly changed course and spared Vietnam's
most populated city but left four people dead, disaster officials said
Tuesday. Noul had...
This map illustrates satellite-detected
water over the flood-affected provinces of Hanoi, Red River Delta Region,
Vietnam. Probable flood waters were detected with DMC multispectral data