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Aid groups seek to turn on funding tap to douse drought crises

The humanitarian world is still struggling to find a timely way to tackle 'slow-onset' crises like droughts.

Vietnam needs natural disaster strategy after $2 bln in damage caused last year - PM

Damage caused by natural disasters trimmed about 1 percent off Vietnam's gross domestic product in 2016.

Vietnam set for super-stormy typhoon season

Up to 15 typhoons and tropical depressions are forecast to hit Vietnamese waters this year.
April 17, 2017 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's coffee cup could overfill two weeks earlier this year

The rainy season is expected to begin from late April in the Central Highlands.
April 03, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam tries to keep its head above water as scientists warn of sinking Mekong Delta

By 2100, half of the Mekong Delta could be swamped by rising sea levels.
March 31, 2017 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

El Nino looms large in 2017 with drought and strong typhoons forecast for Vietnam

The rainy season is likely to return later than usual this year, and summer will be hotter, a senior meteorologist said.
March 24, 2017 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Dramatic video of devastating floods in Peru

A bus passenger in Otuzco captures the moment when a rush of water comes raging down close to the vehicle.
March 19, 2017 | 08:38 am GMT+7

Vietnam to form $300 mln fund to protect coffee, rice production

Concessional loans from the World Bank will help support these key export products. 
March 03, 2017 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Heavy rain damages rice crops in southern Vietnam

Mekong Delta provinces, which just recovered from a historic drought a year ago, is bracing for more unfavorable weather.
February 08, 2017 | 05:19 pm GMT+7

Vietnam gov't says needs $1 billion to counter effects of El Nino

The country lost $673 million during its most severe drought in almost a century.
November 16, 2016 | 12:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese farmers indignant as Mekong Delta prays for flood waters to arrive

Chinese hydropower dams on the Mekong River are taking a heavy toll on people living downstream. 
August 15, 2016 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

Drought and fish deaths drown Vietnam’s seafood exports

Processing factories are floundering to find something to process.
August 04, 2016 | 05:04 pm GMT+7

Dengue fever continues to ravage Vietnam

Cases of dengue fever are rapidly increasing, with 14 deaths reported so far this year.
July 27, 2016 | 01:59 pm GMT+7

World must stop next El Nino harming development: U.N. envoy

Governments have been too slow to respond to droughts and floods linked to the El Nino.
July 09, 2016 | 03:33 pm GMT+7

El Nino drought leaves millions hungry and in need of drinking water in Vietnam

An El Niño-induced drought in Vietnam has left one million people in urgent need of food assistance and two million people lacking access to drinking water, Europe’s humanitarian ...
June 21, 2016 | 10:12 am GMT+7