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Storm-hit Vietnamese village in dire need of school for ethnic kids

Ethnic children in the impoverished Quang Nam are studying in temporary classrooms made from steel frames and canvas.

Natural disasters cost Vietnam $2.3 billion from Jan-Nov: report

The losses, including 390 people dead or missing , have already surpassed last year’s numbers.

Thousands of people stranded after floods destroy bridge in central Vietnam

Villagers now have to take a 10-kilometer alternative route, which they say is very challenging.
November 26, 2017 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

Typhoon Damrey leaves 150,000 Vietnamese children at risk of malnutrition: UNICEF

The UN agency blames poor preparation as children suffer the ‘ongoing’ consequences of the disaster.
November 14, 2017 | 04:21 pm GMT+7

S Korea pledges $1 million in aid for Vietnam's typhoon victims

The offer comes just as President Moon Jae-In is arriving in storm-hit Da Nang for the APEC Summit.
November 10, 2017 | 02:27 pm GMT+7

Top tourist town Hoi An left in a mess as typhoon water recedes in central Vietnam

Garbage and mud need to be cleaned up before the town welcomes APEC visitors this weekend.
November 09, 2017 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Typhoon Damrey kills 106 in Vietnam, reservoirs brimming

As residents of central Vietnam are cleaning up after Damrey, more flooding looms with water being released from 49 reservoirs.
November 08, 2017 | 10:28 pm GMT+7

Russia's Putin pledges $5 million in humanitarian aid for Vietnam following Typhoon Damrey

The typhoon has killed at least 89 people and devastated central Vietnam.
November 08, 2017 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Death toll from Vietnam typhoon rises to 89

Authorities warned that raging rivers were filling reservoirs to near-capacity in central and southern provinces.
November 07, 2017 | 04:51 pm GMT+7

Beauty contest slammed for insisting show must go on amid raging typhoon in central Vietnam

The lights were on and the cameras rolling while the rest of Nha Trang suffered in darkness.
November 07, 2017 | 12:52 pm GMT+7

Half of Hoi An under water following Storm Damrey induced heavy rains, dam discharge

The only way to travel around the UNESCO listed ancient town is by boat as water levels peaked yesterday at nearly 4 meters (13 feet).
November 07, 2017 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Death toll from Vietnam storm tops 60 and dams near bursting

Many reservoirs are nearly full now and could burst at any time after Storm Damrey leaves a trail of destruction in the region.
November 06, 2017 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Tourists paddle to safety after Storm Damrey drowns Hoi An

Some parts of Vietnam's popular ancient tourist town are under 1.5 meters (5 feet) of water.
November 05, 2017 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

Railway paralyzed, flights grounded, ships sunk as Storm Damrey sweeps through central Vietnam

About 10 trains and over 80 flights have been canceled, while seven cargo ships have been sunk.
November 05, 2017 | 12:08 am GMT+7

Saigon evacuates 4,000 coastal residents as Storm Damrey nears

Residents of the city's coastal district of Can Gio were evacuated on Friday evening before the storm makes landfall on Saturday.
November 04, 2017 | 08:25 am GMT+7
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