Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are facing a loss of crops as severe saline intrusion has occurred earlier than normal this year.

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are facing a loss of crops as severe saline intrusion has occurred earlier than normal this year.

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Can Tho supported to combat flood

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Can Tho supported to combat flood

The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) has agreed to support the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to implement an urban flood-resisting project.

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HCM City plan to build reservoirs blasted

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HCM City plan to build reservoirs blasted

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City has decided to build three reservoirs at a cost of VND950 billion (US$42 million) to prevent flooding, but critics say they are not really needed and improving the sewerage system should be the priority.

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Linh fish, a specialty in late flooding season

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Linh fish, a specialty in late flooding season

VietNamNet Bridge – From the tenth to eleventh months of the lunar calendar, the flooding season comes to an end in the Mekong Delta. But that marks the start of the migratory linh fish (Siamese mud carp) season.

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River salinity from sea badly hits Mekong Delta rice crop

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River salinity from sea badly hits Mekong Delta rice crop

Many rice farmers in Ben Tre Province have started harvesting their immature rice plants after little rainfall and no flooding for the first time ever exposed their crops to river-borne salinity early.

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HCM City spends $444 million for flooding control

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HCM City spends $444 million for flooding control

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on December 17 chose Trungnam Group to implement the phase 1 of a project to control flooding caused by tides in the City.

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Sydney begins post-tornado clear-up

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The Australian city of Sydney began clearing up after a rare tornado brought flooding and destruction to some areas.

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Vietnam will face severe water shortage for treating rivers badly: experts

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Vietnam will face severe water shortage for treating rivers badly: experts

Vietnam is using its major rivers as dumping grounds or excavation sites, and this poses a risk of severe water shortage for tens of millions of people in the near future, experts warn.

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Poor water drainage systems worsen flooding in urban areas

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Poor water drainage systems worsen flooding in urban areas

VietNamNet Bridge - Real estate developers have built more and more construction projects, but many of them have not included proper water drainage systems.

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HCM City looks for private anti-flood capital

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HCM City looks for private anti-flood capital

Nguyen Huu Tin, deputy chairman of the HCM City People's Committee, called for raising VND15.9 trillion ($709.8 million) from private investors for anti-flooding works at a working session of the HCM City Steering Centre of the Urban Flood Control Programme and other relevant agencies on Monday.

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Ho Chi Minh City experiments with Danish flood control technology

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Ho Chi Minh City experiments with Danish flood control technology

Officials in Ho Chi Minh City have been testing a Danish flood combat model for a few days, saying they will report the experimental results to the People’s Committee for their decision on whether to use it.

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El Nino is back and may be stronger than ever

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El Nino is back and may be stronger than ever

The latest cyclical warming of Pacific Ocean waters, first observed centuries ago and formally tracked since 1950, began earlier this year and already has been felt across Asia, Africa and Latin America.

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Global warming: What if we do nothing?

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Global warming: What if we do nothing?

If mankind fails to curtail global warming, we will have to deal with fallout ranging from massive refugee crises and submerged cities to scorching heatwaves and drought, scientists say.

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'High impacts' from globally stronger El Nino

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'High impacts' from globally stronger El Nino

The El Ninõ weather event is expected to gain in strength before the end of this year, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

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