Op-Ed by Ms Caitlin Wiesen, UNDP Country Director in Viet Nam, published in VIet Nam Investment Review in the lead up to the High-level Dialogue on Climate Change
Latest Human Development and Multidimensional Poverty data shows Viet Nam’s continued progress and suggests key challenges in reducing disparities; gender gaps; and carbon dioxide emission.
Nearly 5,500 students in areas vulnerable for floods and storm surges were trained to save their lives in times of weather-related emergencies.
In the recent shelter rehabilitation project after Typhoon Damrey’s destructive landfall in 2017, UNDP applied a mobile phone App to enhance monitoring and quality assurance of the project’s house construction across 109 communes in 03 provinces.

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