El Nino could 'disrupt food markets'

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El Nino could 'disrupt food markets'

Global food markets could be disrupted by the El Nino event predicted for later this year.

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Ha Noi aims to end flooding by Q2

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Ha Noi aims to end flooding by Q2

Ha Noi had set a goal of completing 10 important projects to stop flooding in the city by end of the second quarter, said Vo Tien Hung, general director of the Ha Noi Sewerage and Drainage Company at a press conference on Tuesday.

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Ha Noi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

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Ha Noi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

Ha Noi's sewers and drains are said to be inadequate to cope with heavy flooding, likely to arrive with the coming storm season.

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Hanoi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

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Hanoi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

Ha Noi's sewers and drains are said to be inadequate to cope with heavy flooding, likely to arrive with the coming storm season.

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Ha Noi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

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Ha Noi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

Ha Noi's sewers and drains are said to be inadequate to cope with heavy flooding, likely to arrive with the coming storm season.

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Hanoi asked to speed up river improvement projects

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Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai requested the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Hanoi People’s Committee to speed up projects to clean up and improve the Day, Tich and Nhue Rivers in the city.

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Ha Noi takes measures to prepare for monsoon season

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Ha Noi takes measures to prepare for monsoon season

As the monsoon season approaches, Ha Noi authorities have developed several scenarios to cope with flooding to protect people and their produce.

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Clearing some, filling up some: HCMC's odd way with canals

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Clearing some, filling up some: HCMC's odd way with canals

While Ho Chi Minh City has been making efforts to clean up its polluted canals, some construction works are filling up others.

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HCM City prepares to face another flooding season

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HCM City prepares to face another flooding season

HCM City authorities planned to finish fortifying the city against floods before the season began, but the deadline is looming and preparations aren't complete.

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HCM City prepares to face another flooding season

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HCM City authorities planned to finish fortifying the city against floods before the season began, but the deadline is looming and preparations aren't complete.

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Ha Noi identifies 46 flood-prone localities

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Ha Noi identifies 46 flood-prone localities

The Ha Noi construction department has identified 46 flood-prone areas in the city for the rainy season that is expected to arrive in June.

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Water discharged from hydropower plants damaging crops, affecting residents

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Water discharged from hydropower plants damaging crops, affecting residents

VietNamNet Bridge - The Huong Dien hydropower plant unexpectedly discharged water on March 27, flooding a large area located below the plant, and damaging crops.

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Canal upgrade transforms HCM City

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Canal upgrade transforms HCM City

High ranking dignitaries including President Truong Tan Sang and former president Tran Duc Luong yesterday joined residents in applauding the transformation of one of HCM City's most polluted canals into a picturesque waterway.

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Heavy flooding affects thousands throughout Peru

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An emergency is declared in three regions of Peru as emergency workers and residents struggle to cope with floods and landslides left after heavy rainfall.

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Hydropower plant blamed for flooding crops

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Hydropower plant blamed for flooding crops

A hydropower plant in Thua Thien Hue Province has been blamed for an unexpected discharge of water that flooded hundred of hectares of crops.

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