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As typhoons get stronger, Asia must build better, experts say

Rapid growth and development are increasing the risk of heavy damage from powerful typhoons in the Asia Pacific, experts said.

Asia: Rising economic star or poster child for disaster?

Asia must race against time to prepare its citizens for an uncertain future.

Deadly typhoon that struck Vietnam among world’s most neglected crises of 2017

70 million people were trapped in the 10 least covered disasters of 2017, from hunger in North Korea to flooding in Peru, says CARE.
January 23, 2018 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

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.
December 01, 2017 | 04:37 pm GMT+7

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.
April 18, 2017 | 06:05 pm GMT+7

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

Vietnamese PM orders rice revolution to raise quality of production

Falling rice exports have prompted the government to rethink its strategy.
April 05, 2017 | 03:00 pm GMT+7
 
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