Vietnam, Japan seek measures to mitigate risks of natural disasters

Vietnamese and Japanese officials met in Hanoi on Friday to discuss cooperation in seeking measures and technology to mitigate damage from flash flood and landslides.

Participants at the event discussed the need to enhance the efficiency of early warning systems, improve public awareness of preventing and responding to flash flood and landslides, apply science and technology in communications, equip localities with warning equipment, and call for involvement of the private sector.

They also proposed that the Government allow the launching of a project to pilot a early warning system and the construction of dams to prevent mud and rocks in a number of risky areas.

Source: VOV5