India rejects UAE government's US$100m flood disaster fund offer

India rejects UAE government's US$100m flood disaster fund offer

The move came despite calls to accept the Gulf state's largesse by Kerala's chief minister who has pleaded for more aid than India's government has so far committed to.
India flood toll jumps to 106, nearly 150,000 homeless: Officials

India flood toll jumps to 106, nearly 150,000 homeless: Officials

The death toll from major floods in India's tourist hotspot Kerala has jumped to 106, officials said Thursday (Aug 16), with nearly 150,000 people left homeless by rising waters across the southern state.
Hanoi mulls mass evacuation due to floods

Hanoi mulls mass evacuation due to floods

Hanoi authorities are ready to relocate about 14,000 residents facing the threat of flooding in the outlying district of Chuong My, an official said.
A close look at dam collapse incident in Laos

A close look at dam collapse incident in Laos

The Xe Pian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Laos burst at 8:00pm on July 23, causing flash floods in 10 low-lying villages and completely isolating Sanamxay district.
Casualties, missing victims from torrential rains, floods mounts to 63

Casualties, missing victims from torrential rains, floods mounts to 63

Torrential rains and floods following the recent Son Tinh storm ravaged many northern and northern central localities, already claiming five lives and leaving 58 missing or injured.
Yen Bai: At least 10 found dead in floods

Yen Bai: At least 10 found dead in floods

Floods following torrential rains have wreaked havoc in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, resulting in heavy casualties and property damage.
Widespread downpours cause floods in northern, central localities

Widespread downpours cause floods in northern, central localities

Although Tyhoon Son Tinh was weakened to a tropical depression, heavy rains continue pouring into northern and central localities, causing serious floods.
Floods, landslides leave 19 dead, 11 missing in Lai Chau, Ha Giang

Floods, landslides leave 19 dead, 11 missing in Lai Chau, Ha Giang

Flash floods and landslides triggered by downpours in the past days had left 19 dead, 11 missing and 12 injured in the northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Ha Giang by 16:00 on June 26.
Floods, landslides in northern provinces claim 15 lives

Floods, landslides in northern provinces claim 15 lives

As of 9:00am on June 26, floods and landslides caused by heavy rains claimed 15 lives in the northern mountainous provinces of Ha Giang and Lai Chau, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Natural disaster forecasting to be mapped

Natural disaster forecasting to be mapped

Natural disaster forecasting in Vietnam will focus on frequent incidents such as typhoons, droughts, landslides and floods from now until 2020, according to a new decision of the Government.
Tears as centre picks up the pieces

Tears as centre picks up the pieces

A trembling central Vietnam is shedding tears while struggling to overcome the aftermath of two recent floods, which caused substantial loss of human life and properties.
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