City losing homes to land erosion

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

There were 16 instances of eroding riverbanks in HCM City's Districts 9, Can Gio, and Thu Duc last year that destroyed six houses, according to the city's Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control and the Committee for Search and Rescue.

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Mekong Delta urged to haste on flood-proof homes

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Mekong Delta urged to haste on flood-proof homes

The Ministry of Construction has urged authorities in Mekong Delta provinces to speed up construction of flood-proof residential clusters to relocate people living in flood-and erosion-prone areas.

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Ministry urges haste on flood-proof homes

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

Ministry urges haste on flood-proof homes

The Ministry of Construction has urged authorities in Mekong Delta provinces to speed up construction of flood-proof residential clusters to relocate people living in flood-and erosion-prone areas.

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S.Korean executive suspected of dying of stroke in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

A South Korean executive of a construction company allegedly died of a stroke in the north central province of Thanh Hoa Sunday.

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Record high tide floods City

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Record high tide floods City

Work on fortifying urban embankments and drainage systems to prevent recurring riverside landslides and reducing perennial traffic jams is being implemented far too slowly in Ho Chi Minh City, which was heavily submerged under floodwaters on December 4.

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Saigon people row and fish in flood tide

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Saigon people row and fish in flood tide

VietNamNet Bridge – On December 4, a 16m piece of the dike in Hiep Binh Chanh Ward, Thu Duc District, HCM City was broken. On December 5, the flood tide reached 6.8 m, the highest in the last 61 years. HCM City was immersed in flood water. Many people rowed boats to cat fish in the city.

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Embankments broken, hundreds of houses submerged in Saigon

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Embankments broken, hundreds of houses submerged in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge – On the evening of December 4, a 16m piece of the dike in Hiep Binh Chanh Ward, Thu Duc District, HCM City was broken when the flood tide was surging. Water overflowed into hundreds of houses in the area. Many people evacuated in the night and others had to sleep on hammocks.

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New measles outbreak in Ha Giang

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

An outbreak of measles has occurred in Ha Giang Province, according to the People's Committee. There have been 101 patients diagnosed with measles in Bac Me District. The two communes of Yen Cuong and Minh Son have the highest incidence in the district. The district's Preventive Health Division forecasts an upward trend in the following days

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Central region scrambles to prepare for tropical storm

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago 3 related news

Central region scrambles to prepare for tropical storm

Central provinces and cities quickly prepared for storm Krosa, the 12th tropical storm to hit the country this year, which was predicted to make landfall on the central region's coastline next Monday accompanied by torrential rain.

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Central region scrambles to prepare for tropical storm

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago 3 related news

Central provinces and cities quickly prepared for storm Krosa, the 12th tropical storm to hit the country this year, which was predicted to make landfall on the central region's coastline next Monday accompanied by torrential rain.

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Nam Dinh to spend big for climate change resilience

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Báo QĐND English 6 month(s) ago

Nam Dinh to spend big for climate change resilience

The northern province of Nam Dinh plans to pour more than 764 billion VND (36.4 million USD) into 22 projects and programmes on coping with the climate change from 2014 to 2020.

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Nam Dinh to spend big for climate change resilience

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

The northern province of Nam Dinh plans to pour more than 764 billion VND (36.4 million USD) into 22 projects and programmes on coping with the climate change from 2014 to 2020.

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Flooding, high tide causing havoc in Mekong Delta

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

Flooding, high tide causing havoc in Mekong Delta

Rivers and canals are overflowing due to excessive flooding and high tide in the Mekong Delta Provinces, badly affecting the lives of people and causing huge loss to agricultural production.

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HCMC water level reaches record high in 61 years

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

HCMC water level reaches record high in 61 years

After reaching 1.64 meters on Sunday, the height of the Saigon River continued to increase to 1.68 meters on Monday, continuing to flood many areas in Ho Chi Minh City, the Southern Hydro-meteorological Station reported.

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Flood waters threaten autumn-winter crops

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

Flood waters threaten autumn-winter crops

Water levels have risen rapidly in the upper Cuu Long (Mekong) provinces of An Giang and Dong Thap, threatening the autumn-winter rice crop and aquaculture farms.

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