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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, ...

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 ...

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Việt Nam should be proactive in coping with natural disasters

As a country highly exposed to droughts, floods, and landslides, Việt Nam needs more active prevention instead of just a passive response. That was the message from a workshop held in Hà Nội yesterday Entitled “Natural Disaster Management for Sustainable Development”.According to participants, the establishment ...

Measures sought to prevent natural disasters in northern mountainous region

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control held a conference on June 3 in the north-western province of Hoa Binh to discuss measures to prevent natural disasters in the northern mountainous region in 2019.Within the framework of the event, a training course ...

Raising public awareness of natural disaster preparedness

Competent authorities should work to raise public awareness as well as improve their forecasting capacity against natural disasters in the context of extreme and unpredictable climate change, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong said in a letter penned for the 72nd anniversary of ...

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