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A natural green wall against storms

Publish date 25/03/2022 | 14:31
Gesturing towards the trees, Mr. Bui Quyet Chien (Yen Loc village, Da Loc commune, Hau Loc district, Thanh Hoa province) proudly shares the journey that led to their planting. “Thanks to this...


Publish date 01/12/2021 | 03:17
With three sides facing the sea and many low-lying areas that are easily isolated or flooded, the vulnerable island commune of Tam Hai is often affected by disasters and extreme weather. Located...

“This year, I can set my mind at ease”: How special safe houses are protecting people from floods

Publish date 16/11/2021 | 10:59
Viet Nam’s 3,260 km-long coastline is a double-edged sword. While it blesses the country with abundant marine resources and huge potential for building a strong blue economy, every year Viet...

Sweet Success - The story of Mr. Vu Tan Suu in Thanh Hoa province

Publish date 13/07/2021 | 04:45
In Viet Nam, smallholder farmers are turning to beekeeping and other alternative livelihoods for climate-resilient income in an initiative backed by the GCF and UNDP. Da Loc commune, in Viet...

Peace of mind in the path of storms

Publish date 13/02/2019 | 06:11
Vietnam is one of the ten countries most affected by climate change. It's had more frequent and unpredictable extreme weather in recent years, with disastrous and often deadly consequences. ...

“Finally, we have a resilient house to protect our lives and assets”

Publish date 03/01/2019 | 06:06
Ms. Nguyen Thi Mua is inside her new resilient house. Story and photo: UNDP Viet Nam/Phan Huong Giang “A long time ago, suffering from many storms and high-level sea rise, we used to...

Resilient houses help people change their lives

Publish date 13/06/2018 | 10:47
Resilient houses help people change their lives

Go inside when storm comes and go upstairs when it floods!

Publish date 13/06/2018 | 10:43
Story and Photo: UNDP Viet Nam/ Phan Huong Giang Viet Nam is in the top ten countries affected by climate change, according to the Germanwatch’s Global Climate Risk Index. The...