Ho Chi Minh City set to start $441 million anti-flooding project

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ho Chi Minh City set to start $441 million anti-flooding project

A graphic image of floodgates to be built on the Saigon River. Photo credit: VnExpress

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HCM City invests to deal with floods

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

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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Mekong Delta battles salt water intrusion

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago

Mekong Delta battles salt water intrusion

Salt water intrusion and drought in the early period of the dry season is already having dire consequences for the economy and people's lives in the Mekong Delta.

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The risk from rampant construction of embankments in the Mekong Delta

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

The risk from rampant construction of embankments in the Mekong Delta

VietNamNet Bridge - The building of anti-flood embankments for small areas in the Mekong Delta began two decades ago. The region has had thousands of small zones surrounded by embankments. However, anti-flood embankments have become a big threat causing flood in the region.

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Scientist suggest ‘living together’ with floods by creating spaces for water

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VietnamNet English 15 month(s) ago

Scientist suggest ‘living together’ with floods by creating spaces for water

VietNamNet Bridge - Dr. Ho Long Phi, director of the HCM City National University’s Center for Water Management and Climate Change, believes that it would be better to deal with flooding by ‘living together with water’ by expanding spaces for floodwaters.

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Vinh Long develops comprehensive irrigation system

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VietnamPlus English 17 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long has devised a number of measures for the development of a comprehensive irrigation system, according to the provincial Department of Agricultural and Rural Development.

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Construction of flooding control works in HCMC slow

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VietnamNet English 18 month(s) ago

Construction of flooding control works in HCMC slow

VietNamNet Bridge – Most major components of HCMC’s master zoning plan for drainage until 2020 have been moving at a snail’s pace in the past 15 years though the city has spent some VND29 trillion on them.

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More landslides occur in Mekong River Delta

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VietnamNet English 18 month(s) ago

More landslides occur in Mekong River Delta

VietNamNet Bridge - Landslides in the Mekong River Delta have depleted natural resources and damaged many houses.

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HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

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VietnamNet English 19 month(s) ago

HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

Ho Chi Minh City needs VND51,317 billion (US$2.53 billion) for anti-flooding works from now until 2020, reported the city’s Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control Program yesterday.

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HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

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SaiGon GP English 19 month(s) ago

HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

Ho Chi Minh City needs VND51,317 billion (US$2.53 billion) for anti-flooding works from now until 2020, reported the city’s Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control Program yesterday.

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Binh Dinh: Nearly 38 bln VND for calamity management project

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VietnamPlus English 19 month(s) ago

Binh Dinh: Nearly 38 bln VND for calamity management project

The central coastal province of Binh Dinh will invest nearly 38 billion VND (1.77 million USD) in 2015 to carry out the Natural Disaster Risk Management Project, according to Nguyen Huu Vui, Vice Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Bac Lieu to develop large-scale fields

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VietnamPlus English 19 month(s) ago

Localities in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu are aiming to develop large-scale rice fields to improve productivity and efficiency.

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Vietnam boosts disaster prevention efforts

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VOV News English 20 month(s) ago

The Party, State and Government, along with ministries, agencies and localities, have paid attention to natural disaster prevention, with a series of plans and projects put in place.

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Vietnam boosts disaster prevention efforts

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VietnamPlus English 20 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Party, State and Government, along with ministries, agencies and localities, have paid attention to natural disaster prevention, with a series of plans and projects put in place.

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HCMC ready for 40th Reunification Day celebration

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SaiGon GP English 20 month(s) ago

HCMC ready for 40th Reunification Day celebration

Ho Chi Minh City yesterday inaugurated a construction of fortifying embankments to cope with high-tide triggered flooding and decorating streets to mark the 40th anniversary of the southern region’s liberation and the country’s reunification--April 30.

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