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National plan for natural disaster prevention and control released

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has coordinated with relevant ministries, sectors and localities to build a national plan for natural disaster prevention and control to 2025.Under Decision No. 342/QĐ-TTg issued by the Prime Minister on March 15, 2022, the plan defines major ...

Hanoi sets up weather warning system

The Institute of Geophysics at the Ministry of Science and Technology has successfully built a modern warning and monitoring system to collect input data for forecasting heavy rain and flooding in Hanoi. The modern monitoring system includes two X-band radars, eight stations for measuring electric fields, ...

Le Diem

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 ...

Vietnam conducts tsunami warning exercise

The standing office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, in collaboration with the Institute of Geophysics, conducted an exercise on the operational mechanism of disaster warning systems in case of a tsunami, in Hanoi on December 26.The Prime Minister issued ...

Nguyen Minh

Vietnam, Japan building satellite for natural disaster prevention

Vietnamese and Japanese engineers are building a satellite that will aid Vietnam’s disaster prevention efforts when launched in a few years. They have begun preparatory steps in Japan to produce LOTUSat-1 as part of the Natural Disaster and Climate Change Prevention project undertaken by the ...

Bich Ngoc

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