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After heavy rain has caused flooding and disruption across much of the country in recent weeks, the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control issued a dispatch to ensure localities are ready to respond to future downpours.
Vietnam Plus
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2022
This feasibility study was conducted for the InsuResilience Solutions Fund (ISF) to assess the setting up of disaster risk transfer solutions for climate-vulnerable cities in Viet Nam.
InsuResilience Solutions Fund
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2022
This study aimed to compare the short-term temperature-dengue associations during different dengue outbreak periods and ascertain if there was an association between heatwaves and dengue outbreaks in Hanoi, Vietnam.
PLOS Neglected Tropical Disease

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National policies and plans

2007

The general goal of the national strategy for natural disaster prevention, response and mitigation to 2020 is to mobilize all resources to effectively implement disaster prevention, response and mitigation from now up to 2020 in order to minimize the

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2011

This strategy outlines Vietnam's approach to sustainable and effective growth, which must come along with social progress and equality, national resources and environment protection, socio-political stability, firm protection of independence-sovereignty

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1993

This ordinance sets out provisions for activities conducted for the prevention, control and mitigation of the consequences of floods and storms. The ordinance identifies a comprehensive flood and storm plan that involves developing domestic policies that

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Risk and governance profile(s)

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2021
This guide offers an operational understanding of both the country’s disaster management capability and information on demographics, hazards, infrastructure, laws and guidelines, risks and vulnerabilities, and other key areas.
Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Viet Nam under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific