HCM City to build 30 lakes to control floods

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Ho Chi Minh City will soon develop 30 lakes in suburban areas and hundreds of others in inner-city areas to hold rainwater in a move to effectively control severe floods, said the Saigon Times Daily.

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Vietnam to face severe weather this year

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam to face severe weather this year

Vietnam may face severe weather this year, with earlier hot and severe droughts in the north and prolonged and serious flooding in the central and southern region, one expert said.

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HCM City seeks ODA capital for anti-flooding work

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City seeks ODA capital for anti-flooding work

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has registered to borrow official development assistance (ODA) capital from the World Bank (WB) to implement a project on reducing urban flooding over 2015-2020.

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Super storms, heavy flooding attack Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Super storms, heavy flooding attack Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Last year, 14 storms and five tropical depressions affected Vietnam, reaching the highest number of storms and tropical depressions on the East Sea in history.

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Flood cost in EU may double by 2050: study

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Floods may cost the European Union 23.5 billion euros (US$32.1 billion) annually by 2050, double the 2013 amount, because of climate change and economic development, a study said on Sunday.

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HCM City: Cold continues, flooding to occur during Tet

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HCM City: Cold continues, flooding to occur during Tet

Ho Chi Minh City and other southern localities will continue experiencing cold weather before it gets warmer in a few days, the Southern Hydro-meteorological Station said, adding that the Saigon River will rise during Tet (lunar New Year), causing flooding in low-lying areas.

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HCM City: Cold continues, flooding to occur during Tet

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HCM City: Cold continues, flooding to occur during Tet

Ho Chi Minh City and other southern localities will continue experiencing cold weather before it gets warmer in a few days, the Southern Hydro-meteorological Station said, adding that the Saigon River will rise during Tet (lunar New Year), causing flooding in low-lying areas.

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Saigonese to welcome New Year in flood tide

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Saigonese to welcome New Year in flood tide

VietNamNet Bridge - According to forecasts of the Southern Region Hydro-meteorological Station, in the early days of 2014, the Saigon River downstream area will suffer from flooding, which will be in excess of the alarm level 3.

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River to rise quickly on first days of 2014, causing flooding

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River to rise quickly on first days of 2014, causing flooding

Many areas in Ho Chi Minh City may be flooded from the first day of the new year, when the water level of the Saigon River will reach 1.5 meters--alarm level 3--and continue to rise, the Southern Hydro-meteorological Station has warned.

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River to rise quickly on first days of 2014, causing flooding

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River to rise quickly on first days of 2014, causing flooding

Many areas in Ho Chi Minh City may be flooded from the first day of the new year, when the water level of the Saigon River will reach 1.5 meters--alarm level 3--and continue to rise, the Southern Hydro-meteorological Station has warned.

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Fund for natural disaster prevention to be established

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Fund for natural disaster prevention to be established

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s total property losses from storms and flooding during the last three years exceeded 50 trillion VND (about 2.36 billion USD), half of the figure was recorded in 2013.

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Fund for natural disaster prevention to be established

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s total property losses from storms and flooding during the last three years exceeded about US$2.36 billion, half of the figure was recorded in 2013.

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Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant generates 175 billion kWh

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

Hoa Binh Hydropower JSC was awarded the Independence Order, First Class, in northwestern province of Hoa Binh on December 14 at a ceremony to mark its 25th anniversary.

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Dutch deal bridges troubled waters

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Dutch deal bridges troubled waters

VIR’s Kieu Linh analyses what have driven the Netherlands and Vietnam into a strategic partnership in water management and climate change adaptation and what the two countries expect to gain from this intensive co-operation.

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Authorities reinforce City dykes against rising tides

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Municipal authorities say they are checking the city's embankment systems and making reinforcements where needed as rising tides have flooded several areas in recent days.

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