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Agency leader prompts dyke reinforcement to cope with erratic natural disasters

In an interview with Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, Mr. Vu Xuan Thanh, deputy chief of the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, emphasized the need of fortifying the dyke system to cope with natural disasters, which have been erratic and not followed laws of nature.

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Press prize on natural disaster prevention launched

The national press prize 2019 themed “Minimize the damage caused by natural disasters - proactive adaptation to climate change in the community” was launched today in Hanoi.
A weather station of the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting's chapter in northern Tuyen Quang province (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam advances weather forecasting via int’l cooperation

2017 was an eventful year for international cooperation at the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF), helping the centre improve its severe weather forecasting capacity and heighten its role in natural disaster prevention and mitigation globally.