Aid arriving from ASEAN arrives at Cam Ranh Airport. — VNA/VNS photo

ASEAN sends aid to typhoon victims in Vietnam

An aid package from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for victims of deadly typhoon Damrey arrived in the south central province of Khánh Hoà Thursday morning.
Khanh Hoa province suffers VND13.5 trillion damage because of Typhoon Damrey (Photo: SGGP)

Typhoon Damrey leaves Khanh Hoa VND13.5 trillion damage

The central province of Khanh Hoa alone suffered damage VND13.5 trillion (US$594.48 million) with the worst hit being seafood farming in the aftermath of Typhoon Damrey, making landfall in the south central region of Vietnam early this month.
 
Workers transport soil and stone to repair the rail track in Ca Mountain Pass which has been damaged because of flooding and landslide in the aftermath of Typhoon Damrey (Photo: laodong)

Railway resumption put off until November 15

North South Railway resumption in Ca Mountain Pass has been put off until November 15 instead of November 9 as per the plan because high and dangerous terrain have slowed down the railroad repair, said Vietnam Railways yesterday.
 
Ministry asks to postpone 2017 Miss Universe Vietnam

Ministry asks to postpone 2017 Miss Universe Vietnam

The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has asked the People’s Committee of Khanh Hoa Province to postpone the ongoing 2017 Miss Universe Vietnam beauty pageant until the damages and other losses caused by Typhoon Damrey are remedied.
Typhoon Damrey causes complete loss to 25,957 seafood farming rafts. In the photo are fish rafts in the lower reaches of the Bo River, Thua Thien-Hue province (Photo: SGGP)

Loan payment extension for flood stricken central provinces

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has required banks to extend loan payment deadline, consider interest rate exemption and provide new loans for residents in the central region, where Typhoon Damrey and subsequent flooding have killed 91 and left 23 missing.
 
People wade through floodwater on Bridge 14, part of National Highway 26 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, on November 4 morning, when storm Damrey hit the central coast (Photo: VNA)

Typhoon Damrey leaves 63 dead and missing

Typhoon Damrey, the 12th storm to hit Vietnam this year, killed 44 people and left 19 others unaccounted for as of November 6 morning.
The North South Railway has been submerged under floodwater in Thua Thien-Hue province (Photo: baogiaothong)

Flood damaged railway to resume operation on November 9

The North-South Railway has been damaged by Typhoon Damrey and big flooding in the central region, repair is expected to complete on November 9 to resume the entire route, said Vietnam Railways yesterday.