Flooding in HCM City won’t be settled in next few decades: experts

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Flooding in HCM City won’t be settled in next few decades: experts

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities’ flood control plans have become outdated as existing facilities cannot handle the increased flooding.

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HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

Flood experts have called for the Ho Chi Minh City government to adopt drastic measures to control flooding here in the city; otherwise, the city will not be able to solve this chronic problem in future, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Poor people forage in bird sanctuary

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The Tam Nong Bird Sanctuary in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is allowing poor people in the neighbourhood to enter the park to earn a livelihood during the annual flooding season.

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Residents urged to conserve rainwater for household use

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The HCM City Climate Change Steering Board has suggested that residents collect rainwater for household use as a way to reduce flooding and save clean water.

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Domestic climate change study paints bleak picture for Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Domestic climate change study paints bleak picture for Vietnam

Vietnam is suffering increasing damage from climate change, according to a recent report by a parliamentary committee.

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Anti-flood projects, left idle for six years, now cost six times more

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Anti-flood projects, left idle for six years, now cost six times more

Many of Ho Chi Minh City’s anti-flood projects that have been left undeveloped for six years will now require nearly six times as much investment as originally planned due to inflation, a seminar was told Tuesday.

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Anti-flood projects, left idle for six years, now cost six times more

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Anti-flood projects, left idle for six years, now cost six times more

Many of Ho Chi Minh City’s anti-flood projects that have been left undeveloped for six years will now require nearly six times as much investment as originally planned due to inflation, a seminar was told Tuesday.

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Floodwater pushes rubbish into houses in HCMC during downpour (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Floodwater pushes rubbish into houses in HCMC during downpour (photos)

A lot of residents in District 6 of Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday suffered from dirty water that pushed stinking garbage into their houses during a serious flood caused by a torrential rain.

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New flood-prevention measures on the table for HCM City

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

New flood-prevention measures on the table for HCM City

The deputy chairman of Ho Chi Minh City's People Committee, Nguyen Huu Tin, recently called for seminars to be held in order to discuss measures to cope with flooding in the area.

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Public questions safety of underground construction projects

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Public questions safety of underground construction projects

VietNamNet Bridge – As many underground works, including subways and parking lots, are now under construction in HCM City, the public is questioning the quality and safety of the works, particularly after heavy rains that cause flooding.

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High tides disrupt daily life

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

High tides disrupt daily life

Heavy rains and high tides have flooded many areas in the south in the last few days, affecting people's lives and agriculture.

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High tides disrupt daily life

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

High tides disrupt daily life

Heavy rains and high tides have flooded many areas in the south in the last few days, affecting people's lives and agriculture.

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Can Tho seeks more WB loans for climate change response

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Authorities of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have proposed the World Bank provide more credit loans for the locality to implement an ongoing project on upgrading urban infrastructure to adapt to climate change.

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HCM City flood-prevention projects lack funds

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City flood-prevention projects lack funds

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities aim to prevent flooding in six out of 11 areas in the city but work has been completed at only one site, according to the city’s Transport Department.

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Floods threaten HCM City underground structures

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

Floods threaten HCM City underground structures

The safety of underground structures in HCM City has been questioned after two downpours last month flooded the basement of a luxury apartment tower in Binh Thanh District and damaged six cars while one person was found dead in the flooded basement of a building under construction in District 1.

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