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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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

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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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

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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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

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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Lao Cai flood victims seek compensation

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A waste water reservoir in the northern province of Lao Cai burst at the beginning of last month, flooding local residents' fields, ponds and wells, but they are yet to receive compensation.

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Can Tho builds drainage systems

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Can Tho City will spend VND8 trillion (US$380 million) to build flood prevention systems until 2020, according to Vo Thi Hong Anh, deputy chairwoman of the municipal People's Committee.

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South central region braces for Sinlaku 14

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South central region braces for Sinlaku 14

(VOV) - The central Khanh Hoa province People’s Committee on November 29 issued a high alert calling on fishing vessels and residents to take shelter in safe areas in anticipation of heavy rains and flooding as tropical storm Sinlaku 14 moves towards the region.

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

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

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 4 month(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 4 month(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 4 month(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 4 month(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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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(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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Anti-flood projects, left idle for six years, now cost six times more

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(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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