News

Flood and landslides warning capabilities must be improved: forecasting official

Việt Nam, situated in a tropical monsoon climate region, is prone to extended periods of heavy rainfall, diverse topography, and a dense network of rivers and streams, which collectively elevate the risk of flooding and landslides.Hoàng Văn Đại, Deputy Director of the National Centre for ...

ASEAN leaders issue declaration on enhancing early action in disaster management

ASEAN member countries yesterday adopted a declaration on enhancing early action in disaster management within the ASEAN region during the 11th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management in Hạ Long City, Quảng Ninh Province (12th October).The Hạ Long Declaration underscored the commitment of ASEAN ministers ...

Early warning of disaster risks means better response and prevention

Hoàng Đức Cường, Deputy Director of the General Department of Meteorology and Hydrology at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, talks to the Vietnam News Agency about the importance of establishing an early warning system associated with impact forecasting.Impact-based forecasting focuses on potential impacts, ...

Project proves women’s role in increasing community’s resilience to natural disasters

The Centre for Social Research and Development (CSRD) on March 29 held a workshop in the central city of Hue to summarise the results of its project on enhancing women’s role in increasing the resilience of the coastal community and eco-system in the central region ...

Vietnam promotes gender mainstreaming in climate change policies

Gender mainstreaming in climate change policies is crucial to promoting gender equality in Vietnam, according to Deputy Director of the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) Nguyen Trung Thang.At a workshop held in Hanoi on April 28, Thang said that ...

Vietnam to have national water resource monitoring system by 2030

Vietnam has set a goal of building and maintaining a national water resource monitoring system and another system to forecast flooding, drought, saltwater intrusion and rising sea water level by 2030. It was set in the master plan on basic investigation on water resources till ...

Climate change research programme results highly practical: Minister

The outcomes of the national science-technology programme on responding to climate change and managing natural resources and the environment in 2016-2020 can be applied in multiple fields in society, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has said.By conducting 43 scientific research projects, ...

Combination of factors causes extreme weather: experts

A combination of bad factors, plus cold air mass and convergence of winds at a height of 5,000 meters, have caused extreme weather phenomena, including large hail and the 50-year historic cold spell on April 22-23. The National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting believes that the 2020 ...

Le Ha

Việt Nam forecast to face historic heat waves in 2020

Việt Nam is forecast to suffer the highest temperatures ever recorded in 2020, according to the latest report by the Meteorological and Hydrological Administration. The country is predicted to face increasing and complicated pattern of natural disasters this year due to the impact of global ...

Salinisation struggle tackled head-on

Vietnam’s efforts to combat water shortages and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta and climate change impacts in other regions have been fuelled by the United Nations Development Programme.In early 2020, the UN and UNDP worked with the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority to send working ...

Nguyen Dat

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Vietnam? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Vietnam website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Vietnam website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Vietnam will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

Yrtt2
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!