World Bank expert on adapting to climate change in Vietnam

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World Bank expert on adapting to climate change in Vietnam

Paula Caballero, a senior director at the Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice, World Bank, recently visited Hanoi to understand the current situation and challenges of the environment and climate change in Vietnam.

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Deadly zoo animals roam Georgian capital after floods kill 9 people

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Deadly zoo animals roam Georgian capital after floods kill 9 people

TBILISI - Deadly zoo animals were prowling the streets of Tbilisi on Sunday after floods that killed at least nine people damaged their cages, setting them free, local news agencies reported.

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Plastic greenhouses may exacerbate flooding

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Plastic greenhouses may exacerbate flooding

VietNamNet Bridge – Flash floods last week in Viet Nam's horticultural capital, Da Lat, in the Central Highlands, left many homes roof-deep in water and killed one person. But many people in the region wonder why flooding has become such a problem in recent years. Residents, both officials and the general public, offer many reasons.

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Experts blame mushrooming of greenhouses for Da Lat floods

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Experts blame mushrooming of greenhouses for Da Lat floods

A day after flash floods caused by heavy rains Sunday swept away a man in Da Lat, an hour’s downpour Monday saw water rise roof-high in many places.

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Vietnam’s water sources in danger: scientists

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s water sources in danger: scientists

VietNamNet Bridge - The water volume per capita in Vietnam decreased rapidly from 12,800 cubic meters in 1990 to 9,700 in 2010, and is forecast to drop to 8,300 cubic meters by 2025, when Vietnam’s population reaches 100 million.

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Religious groups to play a role in climate change resilience

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Religious groups to play a role in climate change resilience

A conference to promote the role of Vietnamese religions in coping with climate change was held in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue on May 25.

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Religious groups to play a role in climate change resilience

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Religious groups to play a role in climate change resilience

A conference to promote the role of Vietnamese religions in coping with climate change was held in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue on May 25.

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Vietnamese gov’t takes climate change seriously

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Vietnamese gov’t takes climate change seriously

As one of the countries that will endure the worst impacts of climate change, Vietnam has been comprehensively preparing to mitigate the troubles that lie ahead.

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Ha Noi urged speed on river rehab

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Ha Noi urged speed on river rehab

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on Monday asked the Ha Noi People's Committee to speed up projects on restoring water flows and reducing pollution in major rivers in the city.

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Ha Noi urges action to revitalise major rivers

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Ha Noi urges action to revitalise major rivers

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai asked the Ha Noi People's Committee to speed up projects on restoring water flows and reducing pollution in major rivers in the city.

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Severe weather conditions expected in VN in 2015

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam is forecast to experience severe weather conditions in 2015, especially heat waves and droughts, according to the National Hydro-Meteorology Service (HMS).

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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 2 month(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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Early flood warning system in Quang Nam proves effective

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Early flash flood warning and monitoring systems using Machine to Machine (M2M) and cloud computing technologies applied in the central province of Quang Nam have proven effective in helping local people proactively respond to natural disasters, as heard at a workshop in the locality on April 14.

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Ha Noi to rescue residents from risk of sewage floods

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Authorities of Ha Noi are determined to rescue 12 houses in Ba Dinh District which are surrounded by contaminated sewer water by April 30.

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