Improving the Flood forecasting and warning system in Vietnam – Phase II

On going
Geographical Area Vietnam: Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan
Sector Environment
Financing

Total: €6,494,000

€4,000,000 Italy’s soft loan +
€36,000 Italy’s grant for TA +
€2,458,000 Vietnam’s local fund

Planned Conclusion 2020

Project aim

Building on the experience gained during the first phase, reducing the vulnerability of local populations to flooding.

Main activities:

  • improvement of the flood forecasting and warning system through supply and installation of equipment for 114 automatic stations capable to measure remotely hydrological, meteorological, oceanographic and rainfall data;
  • provision of equipment to 4 centres for management of data, forecast and warnings at the provincial, regional and national level;
  • provision of training for specialised staff to properly manage the new hydro-meteorological network.

 

Executing agency

National Hydro-Meteorological Service - Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

 

Other Partners:

 

 

Degree of implementation