The station of the Defense Economics Division 337 where a landslide has just happened

Hundreds of people dead, missing as downpours prolong in Central region

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control held this morning an urgent meeting to carry out searching and rescue missions at Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant landslide in Thua Thien- Hue Province as well as verify, approach the landslide site at the Defense Economics Division 337 under the Military Region 4 of the Vietnam People's Army. 
The Central provinces brace for waist-deep floods

26,000 people in Central region evacuated from flood-prone areas

The Standing Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control informed that floodwater forced about 8,024 households with 26,407 people in the provinces from Quang Binh to Quang Nam to evacuate because torrential rains are forecast to continue in the coming days.
Health Minister urges localities to curb dengue outbreaks

Health Minister urges localities to curb dengue outbreaks

Dengue cases have been soaring from June to date with more outbreaks in localities; accordingly, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien urged local authorities to have preventative measures against dengue outbreaks and cut deaths at a meeting  in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.
Heart diseases culprit of thirty percent of deaths in Vietnam

Heart diseases culprit of thirty percent of deaths in Vietnam

Cardiovascular diseases are also responsible for 30 percent of deaths in Vietnam, said Deputy Head of the Department of Preventive Medicine Truong Dinh Bac at a yesterday meeting in Hanoi held by Vietnamese Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization.