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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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

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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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

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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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

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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Floods ruin central region crops

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Floods ruin central region crops

Sudden floods marking the start of summer have damaged a total of 11,000ha of rice and vegetables in the central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai.

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Floods ruin central region crops

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Floods ruin central region crops

Sudden floods marking the start of summer have damaged a total of 11,000ha of rice and vegetables in the central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai.

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Abnormal flooding in dry season hits Vietnam’s central region

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Abnormal flooding in dry season hits Vietnam’s central region

Serious flooding has inundated a large part of the central region after heavy rains in recent days and the release of water from the reservoir of the Huong Dien hydropower electricity plant located on the Bo River in the central Thua Thien Hue Province.

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Hoang Truong fishing port turns into “littered sea”

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Hoang Truong fishing port turns into “littered sea”

Rubbish has been flooding the Hoang Truong fishing port in Hoang Hoa district of Thanh Hoa province, while the beach with its wonderful landscape has become badly polluted.

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Experts suggest building reservoirs to control floods in city

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Experts suggest building reservoirs to control floods in city

VietNamNet Bridge – Building reservoirs and embankments is one of the measures for HCMC to control floods and adapt to climate change, experts said.

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Technology helps reduce flood loss

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Placing remote sensing technology in river basins gave early forecasts to residents, helping to minimise flood related losses, experts said in Ha Noi yesterday.

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