Non-governmental preparedness and response agencies

Disasters and emergency response funding

Disaster Risks Prevention Fund criticised as ineffective

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has pointed out shortcomings in the operation of the Disaster Risks Prevention Fund.The fund was set up in accordance with the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and Resolution 94 issued in 2014. However, after five ...

US$2.9 million funded to build resilience to natural hazards in central Vietnam

A workshop was held in Quang Tri province, on July 24, to kick start the third phase of the ‘Building resilience to natural hazards in Central Vietnam’ project. With a budget of roughly US$2.9 million, the third phase of the project is being implemented in 20 ...

National week for disaster prevention and control to be launched

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to designate May 15-25 as the national week for natural disaster prevention and control. The week aims to raise public awareness of the efforts to build a society resilient to natural disasters for sustainable development.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Viet Nam: Children at risk of malnutrition in aftermath of Typhoon Damrey, reports UNICEF

More than a week after Typhoon Damrey battered south-central Viet Nam, assessments by United Nations aid agencies have revealed that vulnerable populations – including children, and pregnant and nursing mothers – in poor and remote areas are still underserved by relief efforts. An estimated 150,000 children ...

United Nations

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