The workshop was organized by the Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and is part of global efforts funded by the European Union in partnership with the UNDP and the World Bank to strengthen recovery in countries highly exposed to disasters like Viet Nam.Each year, disasters such as typhoons, droughts and floods impact millions of lives, the food security and cause one to two percent of economic losses. Poor and disaster exposed rural communities are often worst impacted.Mr. Nguyen Duc Quang, Head of VDMA Disaster Response Department, said that “in recent years, the Government has invested our disaster management systems, and we have made significant progress through steps like the approval of the Law on Disaster Prevention and Control. However, the global good practice shows that recovery is important, and today’s workshop can help strengthen these systems in Viet Nam, particularly the damage and … [Read more...] about Build back better in post-disaster recovery and reconstruction
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The Hanoitimes - Each year, disasters such as typhoons, droughts and floods impact millions of lives, the food security and cause one to two percent of economic losses. More than 120 delegates from eighteen provinces, representatives from eight ministries, UN agencies and international NGOs gathered at a workshop on October 18 in Hanoi to discuss how Vietnam can strengthen post-disaster recovery and reconstruction. The workshop was organized by the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and is part of global efforts funded by the European Union in partnership with the UNDP and the World Bank to strengthen recovery in countries highly exposed to disasters like Vietnam. The overview of the workshop Each year, disasters such as typhoons, droughts and floods impact millions of lives, the food security and cause one to two percent of economic losses. Poor and disaster exposed rural communities are often worst … [Read more...] about Workshop discusses ways to strengthen Vietnam’s post-disaster recovery
IT giant opens data centre in City (04-07-2009) HCM CITY — FPT Telecommunications International on Thursday opened its largest data centre in HCM City. The centre is funded by FPT Telecom of Financing and Promoting Technology (FPT) Corporation. The centre, in the Export Processing Zone Tan Thuan in District 7, covers 3,000sq.m and can contain up to 3,500 servers meeting the standards of the Telecommunications Industry Association. The centre operates with a high access speed, which will be doubled in the near future. The centre has a multi-layered security system to ensure the safety of customer information, including a fingerprint entry system at the building entrance, a camera system and advanced anti-fire systems. Nguyen Van Khoa, general director of FPT, said the centre would meet the needs of different market segments, from customers hosting small systems and simple applications to banking, finance, insurance, foreign customers and digital content service providers (online … [Read more...] about IT giant opens data centre in City
VietNamNet Bridge – The opportunity to develop the wind power industry in Vietnam has never been clearer than now. But without the right policy and implementation, the potential is just potential and the "golden opportunity" will pass. Initial lessons learned from the first wind power projects in Vietnam are very useful. The golden opportunity of wind power Wind power industry in Vietnam Wind power data - national assets Wind turbines in the sea of the Bac Lieu wind power plant. Photo: Bui Sy Hoa The first 1,300 wind turbines are damaged or do not work effectively, mainly because of lacking experience and lack of thorough investigation of resources, climate, weather characteristics. Many countries in the world that go ahead on the path of wind power development have left the precious experience that Vietnam can learn from but we do not know, know a little or cannot … [Read more...] about When will Vietnam’s wind power industry thrive?
HCM CITY— Viettel's Internet Data Centre (IDC) yesterday officially opened its third data centre - the biggest and most modern one in Southeast Asia - in the southern province of Binh Duong. The Viettel IDC Song Than, 25km away from HCM City, has been built with a total investment of US$18 million on a land area of 3,500 square metres. The total space created by the five-floor building is 10,000sq.m, enough to accommodate 40,000 servers or 1,600 racks. The centre provides space for servers, server renting, storage for data, data recovery after disasters (earthquake, fire, flood, etc.), web/mail hosting and virtual private networks. The centre has two different power sources and eight generators with 50,000 litres of oil that can provide electricity supply to the building for three days. A modern managing room monitors the centre's top notch air conditioning and fire fighting systems constantly so that the centre can provide uninterrupted support to customers, 24 hours per day. … [Read more...] about Viettel opens modern regional data centre