HCM City faces historic flooding

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Heavy rains caused a historic flooding in HCM City yesterday, turning many streets into rivers.

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HCM City begins to crack down on pollution problem

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HCM City begins to crack down on pollution problem

The HCM City government has ordered the Department of Natural Resources and Environment to take measures to curb environmental pollution.

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Tan Son Nhat Airport seeks rescue from flood

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Tan Son Nhat Airport seeks rescue from flood

Flooding has been a headache of Ho Chi Minh City authorities for years and Tan Son Nhat International Airport is also being submerged in water while solutions are slow in being implemented.

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Mekong Delta to face more serious drought, salination

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Mekong Delta to face more serious drought, salination

Experts have claimed the Mekong Delta will suffer from fiercer drought and saline intrusion this year, as water levels of the region’s rivers are now much lower than normal, due to the late flooding season.

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Flooding threat as plastic bags clog Bangkok's bowels

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Flooding threat as plastic bags clog Bangkok's bowels

A line of prisoners emerges from Bangkok's sewers covered in a thick film of slime and hauling buckets of sludge -- frontline troops in the battle against a rising tide of plastic waste.

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Mekong Delta awaits floods

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Mekong Delta awaits floods

August is usually the flooding season when the rivers are provided with more water, however this year people are still waiting the floods.

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Construction swelling Sai Gon River

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Construction swelling Sai Gon River

The levelling of land for construction purposes, as well as the effects of climate change and rising sea levels, has contributed to a dramatic increase in water levels of the Sai Gon River.

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Flooding threatens Hanoi river slum

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Flooding threatens Hanoi river slum

The water of Red River has risen after the recent Typhoon Dianmu, causing dozens of poor households living on the river bank difficulties.

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Wetland accretion exacerbates tidal flooding in Ho Chi Minh City: expert

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A Vietnamese scientist is blaming human interference along the banks of a major river in Ho Chi Minh City for rising water levels.

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Hanoi seeks flooding solutions

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Hanoi seeks flooding solutions

Hanoi authorities held a conference with international experts to address the impact of climate change and urbanisation on the capital's flood control capacity.

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PM urges for efforts to overcome Mirinae consequences

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PM urges for efforts to overcome Mirinae consequences

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a telegram to ministries, localities, and agencies urging for efforts to overcome consequences of internationally known Mirinae typhoon, which is the first storm hitting Viet Nam this year.

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WB helps farmers in Mekong Delta adapt to climate change

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

WB helps farmers in Mekong Delta adapt to climate change

The World Bank approved a US$310 million credit on June 11 to help Vietnam build climate resilience and ensure sustainable livelihoods of 1.2 million people living in nine Mekong Delta provinces affected by climate change, salinity intrusion, coastal erosion, and flooding.

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World Bank approves US$310 million for climate change response in Vietnam

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World Bank approves US$310 million for climate change response in Vietnam

The World Bank has approved US$310 million to help Vietnam build climate response programmes and ensure sustainable livelihoods of 1.2 million people living in nine Mekong Delta provinces affected by climate change, saline intrusion, coastal erosion, and flooding.

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German town awash with mud after floods kill three

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Heavy flooding turns the southwestern German town of Braunsbach into a mess of rubble and mud after a storm that killed at least three in the country.

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Investing in the future

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Investing in the future

As climate change has ratcheted up in increments of severity in Vietnam over recent years through storms, flooding, and saline inundation, Vietnam and the US are stepping up their co-operation in environmental protection and response to climate change, a relatively new area of co-operation that has become urgent in order to protect the safety and prosperity of future generations. Thanh Tung reports.

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