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 2 week(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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Urban areas in Vietnam to number 1,000 by 2020

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Urban areas in Vietnam to number 1,000 by 2020

Vietnam will witness an increase in the number of urban areas from the current 774 to 850 by the end of the year, and forecasts reaching 1,000 by 2020. These figures were released at a workshop on eco-urban development and carbon reduction in Hanoi on March 11.

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Remote sensing technology helpful in flood monitoring

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Remote sensing technology helpful in flood monitoring

A project applying remote sensing technology in flood forecasts, warnings and monitoring in Vietnam proved effective, as heard at a seminar in Hanoi on March 12.

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Remote sensing technology helpful in flood monitoring

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A project applying remote sensing technology in flood forecasts, warnings and monitoring in Vietnam proved effective, as heard at a seminar in Hanoi on March 12.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Rotterdam shake hands on climate change response

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Ho Chi Minh City, Rotterdam shake hands on climate change response

Vietnamese and Dutch experts discussed measures to cope with climate change at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday.

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India, Bangladesh, China most at risk from river floods: study

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India, Bangladesh and China are most at risk from river floods, with an increasing number of people threatened because of climate change and economic growth in low-lying regions, a study said on Thursday.

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Global flood toll to triple by 2030

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The number of people affected by river flooding worldwide could nearly triple in the next 15 years, analysis shows.

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Vietnam waterway, once filled with concrete to fix pollution, is being dug up to fix pollution

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Vietnam waterway, once filled with concrete to fix pollution, is being dug up to fix pollution

Garbage on a section of the filled Hang Bang Canal. Photo credit: VnExpress

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Flood prevention workshop held in Can Tho

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Experts discussed potential methods to enhance climate change resilience in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho during a workshop held in the city on February 4.

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Widened City canal improves environment

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Widened City canal improves environment

A 600 metre-odd stretch of the Hang Bang canal in HCM City's District 6 will be widened to 11m, its original size.

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Southern Europe under water

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Bulgaria and Albania are among the worst hit countries with heavy rains bringing severe flooding to Southern Europe.

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HCM City to evaluate flooding damage

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HCM City to evaluate flooding damage

VietNamNet Bridge – HCMC will assess the overall impact of flooding in order to prioritize investments in the vulnerable areas, heard a meeting held last week to introduce the 2014-2020 flood control program.

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