Storm Mirinae hits northern Vietnam

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Storm Mirinae hits northern Vietnam

The tropical storm called Mirinae hit Vietnam with heavy rain and intensive gusts, causing landfalls in the northern cities and provinces on the night of July 27.

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PM attends Mekong Delta Forum in HCMC

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PM attends Mekong Delta Forum in HCMC

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc partook in the 2016 Mekong Delta Forum entitled “ Committed to a Prosperous and Climate Resilient Mekong Delta,” in HCM City on June 27 to discuss solutions to critical challenges.

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German town awash with mud after floods kill three

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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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HCM City invests to deal with floods

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HCM City invests to deal with floods

HCM City authorities have approved an anti-flooding plan for the 2016-2021 period including the use of USD400m from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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Canals may be used to regulate floods

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Canals may be used to regulate floods

Experts have proposed using the Nhiêu Lộc – Thị Nghè Canal as a reservoir to regulate water as urban floods have become more serious during the rainy season in HCM City.

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HCM City green lights 84 flood prevention projects

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HCM City green lights 84 flood prevention projects

HCM City has announced that it will pump an estimated VNĐ11.61 trillion (US$505 million) into 84 projects in an attempt to reduce floods over the next five years.

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Vietnam preparing for extreme weather conditions

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Vietnam preparing for extreme weather conditions

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked relevant agencies to bolster their preparations against extreme weather like typhoons, prolonged drought and massive floods, as they are forecast to hit Viet Nam heavily in the next five years.

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El Ninõ parches Asia Pacific, destroying crops and drying up water sources

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El Nino parches Asia Pacific, destroying crops and drying up water sources

Dams containing small amounts of water can be seen in a drought affected farming area located west of Melbourne in Australia January 12, 2016. An El Nino, a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific, typically leads to scorching weather across Asia and East Africa, but heavy rains and floods in South America. Photo: Reuters/David Gray

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Will climate change destroy Vietnam’s agriculture?

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Will climate change destroy Vietnam’s agriculture?

VietNamNet Bridge - If the sea water level rises by one meter, the rice growing area will be cut by half, from 4 million to 2 million hectares, experts say.

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El Nino likely to set new weather records: Experts

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El Nino likely to set new weather records: Experts

The impact of El Nino in 2016 will likely surpass last year's record to become strongest ever in history, according to experts.

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El Nino likely to set new weather records: Experts

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El Nino likely to set new weather records: Experts

The impact of El Nino in 2016 will likely surpass last year's record to become strongest ever in history, according to experts.

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Russia warming '2.5 times quicker' than global average: Ministry

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Russia warming '2.5 times quicker' than global average: Ministry

A government report on environmental protection said temperatures in Russia had warmed by 0.42 degrees Celsius per decade since 1976, or 2.5 times quicker than the global warming trend of 0.17°C.

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Projects aim to keep rivers above water

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Projects aim to keep rivers above water

The ​Hong-Thai Binh rivers system has many irrigation works and four big dams to regulate water resources, but drought, shortage of water and floods are still common occurrences.

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Poor water drainage systems worsen flooding in urban areas

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Poor water drainage systems worsen flooding in urban areas

VietNamNet Bridge - Real estate developers have built more and more construction projects, but many of them have not included proper water drainage systems.

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Floods attack cities in Central Highlands

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Floods attack cities in Central Highlands

VietNamNet Bridge - Floods in cities in the Central Highlands are unusual occurrences. Local residents in Buon Ma Thuot City in Dak Lak province and Da Lat City in Lam Dong had to battle flash floods in early November.

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