Friday 7 August 2020

[Video] Red Alert - Earth Can't Wait

Vietnam, as a natural disaster-prone country, is particularly vulnerable to the dire effects of climate change. With 3440 km of coastline and complex topography, the country is exposed to typhoons, flooding, typhoons, drought and it is predicted that it will worsen in the coming years. For 2020 alone, extreme and prolonged drought and salinity can already be witnessed in southwestern provinces, together with storms and hail in northern provinces.

Tuesday 7 July 2020

COVID-19 relief: Cash transfer in Lao Cai

From 30 June to 3 July, Save the Children provided cash transfers in five districts (Bat Xat, Muong Khuong, Bao Thang, Bao Yen, Van Ban) of Lao Cai province. The activity benefited 500 households whose income was significantly affected by COVID-19, even after social distancing measures have been lifted

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Save the Children Joins Program to Build Resilience to Disasters in Central Vietnam

Save the Children on Nov. 24 joined its partners to launch the $25 million project “Building Resilience to Natural Hazards in Central Vietnam” that plans to help nearly half a million Vietnamese people reduce disaster risks.

Tuesday 21 April 2015

Children as Agents of Change

“I like the club because we learn about how to adapt to climate change and have swimming lessons so we can stay safe if there is a flood. This is my second year in the club.” explains Nguyen Ai Hanh Dung, class 5/2 of Gia Thuan primary school in Tien Giang.

Thursday 20 November 2014

Supporting community to improve livelihoods

Nguyen Thi Duyen’s Story

My name is Nguyen Thi Duyen and I live with my husband, My, and our two children, ages 9 (girl) and 14 (boy), in a slum of Hiep Tri hamlet, Phuoc Trung commune. My husband and I grew up and married in this commune and have always been quite poor, however we have positive hopes for our future.