Vietnam completes technical implementation for flood and early warning Phase 2 project

  • Floods - Southeastern, United States

    7 minutes ago WARNING

  • Floods - Central Vietnam

    30 minutes ago WARNING

  • Floods - Central Java Province, Indonesia

    15 minutes ago WARNING

  • Landslides - Quang Nam Province, Vietnam

    17 minutes ago WARNING

  • Floods - Northwestern England, United Kingdom

    20 minutes ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Asia Pacific

    3 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Middle East

    3 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Africa

    3 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Europe

    3 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Latin America/Caribbean

    3 months ago WARNING

  • Floods - Guatemala

    24 minutes ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Orange County (Blue Ridge Fire), California, United States

    25 minutes ago WARNING

  • Storms - Southern Brazil

    26 minutes ago WARNING

  • Storms - Eastern Malaysia

    32 minutes ago WARNING

  • Storms - Peninsular Malaysia

    32 minutes ago WARNING

  • Floods - West Java Province, Indonesia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - Cambodia

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - North America

    3 months ago WARNING

  • Flood - Lexington Park--California--Chesapeake Ranch Estates, MD Region, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Flood - Atlanta, GA Region, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Suwanosejima, Japan

    1 hour ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Sabancaya, Peru

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Dalton, GA Region, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Reventador, Ecuador

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - N of Yuba City, California - United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Orange County (Silverado Fire), California, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Grand County (East Troublesome Fire), Colorado, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Carbon County (Mullen Fire), Wyoming, United States

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  • Wildfire - E of Crescent City (Slater and Devil Fires), California - United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Larimer County (Cameron Peak Fire), Colorado, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - NE of Fresno (Creek Fire), California - United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Dukono, Indonesia

    3 hours ago WATCH

  • Tropical Depression - Atsani

    3 hours ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Nevados de Chillán, Chile

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Piggott, AR Region, United States

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Cassville, MO Region, United States

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Hawaii

    3 months ago WARNING

  • Tropical Storm - Zeta

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sangay, Ecuador

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Mobile, AL Region, United States

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Southern, United States

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Fort Leonard Wood, MO Region, United States

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - E of Antananarivo - Madagascar

    5 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - NE of Ambatondrazaka, Toamasina - Madagascar

    5 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Flood - Chattanooga, TN--GA Region, United States

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Typhoon - Goni

    6 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Flood - Newport, TN Region, United States

    6 hours ago WARNING

  • Highwind - Advisory (Hawaiian Islands)

    6 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - South Shetland Islands

    12 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.1 - South Shetland Islands

    13 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.5 - 35 km W of Rauco, Chile

    15 hours ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Semeru, Indonesia

    16 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sheveluch, Russia

    20 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.3 - Easter Island region

    22 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.4 - South Shetland Islands

    22 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.4 - Pacific-Antarctic Ridge

    22 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Floods - Karnataka, India

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Dominican Republic

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Northeastern United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Midwestern United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southern United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - High Plains United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southwestern United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Northwestern United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Hawaii, United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Micronesia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Mexico

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - Northwestern Kenya

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - Mozambique

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.8 - 63 km N of La Serena, Chile

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 5.6 - 56 km WSW of Changuillo, Peru

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 5.8 - 65 km SSW of Sola, Vanuatu

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Pacaya, Guatemala

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.5 - 123 km NNE of Atka, Alaska

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Karymsky, Russia

    1 day ago ADVISORY

  • Floods - Southwestern Ethiopia

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Storms - Southeastern Peru

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Laos

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - South Sudan

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - West Sumatra Province, Indonesia

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Central Kalimantan Province, Indonesia

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - North Cotabato, Philippines

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Tornado - Guimbal, Philippines

    2 days ago INFORMATION

  • Floods - Bagerhat, Bangladesh

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Jamaica

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Chikungunya - Chad

    1 month ago WARNING

  • Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

    4 months ago WARNING

  • Monkeypox - Democratic Republic of the Congo

    4 weeks ago WARNING

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November 9, 2015

Technical implementation has been successfully completed for the Flood and Early Warning Phase II (FEW2) Project, designed to strengthen Vietnam’s early warning capacity by bolstering operational use of VinAWARE, a web-based decision support system based on Pacific Disaster Center’s DisasterAWARE platform. The FEW2 Project is supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA).

During a workshop in Hanoi on September 15, a summary of the FEW2 program’s outcomes was presented—deploying VinAWARE at Vietnam’s Disaster Management Center, enhancing VinAWARE information content to include near real-time data from Vietnam’s National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, and expanding the user base to include disaster managers from 10 central coastal provinces as well as key national agencies via training and exercise. This was followed by a demonstration of the customized VinAWARE system. Nearly 50 representatives from the Governments of Vietnam and the United States, local and intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations and private-sector stakeholders attended the event. Vietnam’s Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Dr. Hoang Van Thang, and USAID Vietnam Mission Director Joakim Parker delivered opening remarks.

At the request of Dr. Thang, PDC Deputy Executive Director Chris Chiesa introduced the concept for a third phase of the project. Over a five-year period, this proposed third phase would advance the use of VinAWARE in all 63 provinces in Vietnam following successful completion of FEW2 in 2016.

Dr. Thang expressed his sincere appreciation for USAID funding support as well as PDC’s technical assistance. He offered his enthusiastic support for Phase III, saying “We are highly appreciative of the work PDC has done and of the cooperation between agencies. I am very pleased to see the beneficial outcomes of the project and look forward to supporting Phase III.” In addition, USAID’s Parker also articulated the value in a third phase and expressed his willingness to follow-up with the World Bank regarding the potential inclusion of Phase III in an upcoming Bank-financed effort.

This workshop was preceded by a VinAWARE User Training session, provided by PDC’s Southeast Asia Program Advisor Victoria Leat, to build capability within Vietnam’s NGO community. Attendance included representation from Oxfam, Save The Children, Swiss Red Cross, and Peace Winds America. This session brought the total number of users trained on VinAWARE under the FEW2 program to-date to 243, exceeding the project’s target by 10 percent.

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