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Letter from JICA Expert to Viet Nam Disaster management leaders

Mr. Yasuhiro Tanaka assumed the position of Advisor for Disaster Risk Management, at Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority (VNDMA), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) from July 2019 to June 2022. During his working time in...

Some Remarks on Characteristics and History of Rivers and Flood Management in Vietnam

Located on the east coast of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is approximately 1,650 km north-south and 600 km east-west with an elongated shape, facing with the South China Sea in the east and south, with China in the north,...

Torrential rains kill 25 people in southern China as climate change amplifies flood seasons

Torrential rains in southern China have killed at least 25 people, impacted millions of residents and caused billions of yuan in economic losses, as the country grapples with increasingly devastating flood seasons fueled by climate change.

Indonesia: Flash update on M5.8 Earthquake in West Sulawesi

OVERVIEW: At 1232 HRS UTC+7, a Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake with a depth of 10 km occurred 43 km Southwest of Mamuju, Indonesia (BMKG).

Over 210,000 face starvation in Somalia from drought

Around 213,000 people are facing starvation in Somalia, multiple aid agencies warn.