Historic floods wreak havoc in Lang Son province

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VOV News English 3 day(s) ago

Historic floods wreak havoc in Lang Son province

(VOV) -Torrential rains in the aftermath of typhoon Rammasun continue to result in severe flooding in the northern border province of Lang Son, submerging many houses and disrupting people’s lives.

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Small-sized reservoirs in Vietnam prove unsafe during floods

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VietnamNet English 4 day(s) ago

Small-sized reservoirs in Vietnam prove unsafe during floods

VietNamNet Bridge – An estimated 90% of reservoirs in Vietnam are small-sized, and many of them are substandard in quality, have not been reinforced and do not undergo regular maintenance.

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Heavy floods ravage Son La province

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VOV News English 4 day(s) ago

Heavy floods ravage Son La province

(VOV) -Typhoon Rammasun, accompanied by torrential rain that struck the north-western mountainous province of Son La on July 19, has caused heavy floods in the locality, killing one person and leavinghuge property losses in its aftermath.

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Border province Lang Son cut off by severe floods

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VOV News English 4 day(s) ago

Border province Lang Son cut off by severe floods

(VOV) - Although typhoon Rammasun has gone, continued torrential rains caused widespread flooding in the northern border province of Lang Son, bringing all daily activities to a halt.

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Lao Cai gears up against floods

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The northwestern mountainous province of Lao Cai is promptly taking necessary measures to evacuate locals from disaster-stricken areas in the face of a high risk of floods and landslides when the stormy season comes.

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Small-sized reservoirs in Vietnam prove unsafe during floods

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Small-sized reservoirs in Vietnam prove unsafe during floods

An estimated 90% of reservoirs in Vietnam are small-sized, and many of them are substandard in quality, have not been reinforced and do not undergo regular maintenance.

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Highlands’ residents worry about water discharge from hydropower plants

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Highlands’ residents worry about water discharge from hydropower plants

VietNamNet Bridge – People in the Central Highlands area are afraid that hydropower plants may discharge water in the rainy season, thus threatening their normal lives.

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Region bands together to beat floods

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Experts from ASEAN countries met in Ha Noi this week, discussing ways to make their nations less vulnerable to flood disasters.

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New Mekong Delta overall master scheme passed

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New Mekong Delta overall master scheme passed

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung approved adjustments to the overall master scheme for the Mekong Delta through 2030, with a vision towards 2050.

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Overall planning for Mekong Delta adjusted

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

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved adjustments to an overall development planning for the Mekong Delta through 2030, with a vision towards 2050.

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Overall planning for Mekong Delta adjusted

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved adjustments to an overall development planning for the Mekong Delta through 2030, with a vision towards 2050.

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Rising sea levels could affect one-fifth of HCM City by 2100

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Rising sea levels could affect one-fifth of HCM City by 2100

VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty percent of the HCM City’s area could be covered with water by the end of the 21st century, when sea levels are expected to rise by one meter. And by 2050, nearly 10 percent of the city could be underwater.

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Shrimp ponds displace protective forests in coastal areas

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Shrimp ponds displace protective forests in coastal areas

VietNamNet Bridge – The increase in farming shrimp in ponds in coastal areas has contributed to the displacement of forests that once protected people from sand and floods in the central province of Quang Nam and the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu.

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Bosnia says 1 million affected by floods, destruction "terrifying"

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Bosnia says 1 million affected by floods, destruction 'terrifying'

More than a quarter of Bosnia's four million people have been affected by the worst floods to hit the Balkans in more than a century, the government said on Monday, warning of "terrifying" destruction comparable to the country's 1992-95 war.

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'Flood fighter' game teaches Asian kids survival tips

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'Flood fighter' game teaches Asian kids survival tips

In this picture taken on March 13, 2014, Thai children play a new mobile game called ‘Flood Fighter’ at a school in the province of Ayutthaya. PHOTO/PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL

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