HCMC borrows US$1.08 billion for anti-flooding

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HCMC borrows US$1.08 billion for anti-flooding

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan yesterday said that the city would get VND23 trillion (US$1.08 billion) in loans from international banks to speed up progress of anti-flooding projects in the city.

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HCMC borrows US$1.08 billion for anti-flooding

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HCMC borrows US$1.08 billion for anti-flooding

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan yesterday said that the city would get VND23 trillion (US$1.08 billion) in loans from international banks to speed up progress of anti-flooding projects in the city.

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Project designed to cope with super typhoons

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Project designed to cope with super typhoons

Maps demonstrating areas vulnerable to elevated water levels caused by hurricanes in coastal provinces are at the heart of a project to cope with super typhoons conducted by the National Steering Committee for Flood Control and Prevention.

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Project designed to cope with super typhoons

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Maps demonstrating areas vulnerable to elevated water levels caused by hurricanes in coastal provinces are at the heart of a project to cope with super typhoons conducted by the National Steering Committee for Flood Control and Prevention.

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HCM City to evaluate flooding damage

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HCM City to evaluate flooding damage

VietNamNet Bridge – HCMC will assess the overall impact of flooding in order to prioritize investments in the vulnerable areas, heard a meeting held last week to introduce the 2014-2020 flood control program.

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ADB finances infrastructure upgrade in Central region

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VGP – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the State Bank of Viet Nam on December 26 signed a loan agreement to provide an additional capital of US$85 million for rural infrastructure upgrade in six Central provinces of Binh Dinh, Binh Thuan, Ha Tinh, Ninh Thuan, Phu Yen and Thua Thien Hue.

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Saigon may be flooded on Christmas Day

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Saigon may be flooded on Christmas Day

VietNamNet Bridge - According to the meteorological station of the South region, due to colder air, the waters from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau will be subjected to a strong northeast wind and the tide in the downstream Saigon - Dong Nai river will continue to rise over the next few days.

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HCM City vows to contain most flood zones by 2015

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Authorities in HCM City have vowed to contain four-fifths of the city's flood zones by next year.

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HCM City vows to contain most flood zones by 2015

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HCM City vows to contain most flood zones by 2015

Authorities in HCM City have vowed to contain four-fifths of the city's flood zones by next year.

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Preparations for typhoon Hagupit examined

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Preparations for typhoon Hagupit examined

The National Steering Committee for Flood Control and Prevention on December 8 sent three teams to the south central, Central Highlands, and south eastern regions to examine local preparations for typhoon Hagupit, which is forecast to reach the East Sea in early December 9.

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Preparations for typhoon Hagupit examined

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Preparations for typhoon Hagupit examined

The National Steering Committee for Flood Control and Prevention on December 8 sent three teams to the south central, Central Highlands, and south eastern regions to examine local preparations for typhoon Hagupit, which is forecast to reach the East Sea in early December 9.

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Coastal landslides put Hue families in danger

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Coastal landslides put Hue families in danger

Landslides are threatening coastal residents in Hue, but not enough is being done by district and provincial authorities to tackle the problem.

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Coastal landslides put Hue families in danger

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Coastal landslides put Hue families in danger

Landslides are threatening coastal residents in Hue, but not enough is being done by district and provincial authorities to tackle the problem.

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Flooding in HCM City won’t be settled in next few decades: experts

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Flooding in HCM City won’t be settled in next few decades: experts

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities’ flood control plans have become outdated as existing facilities cannot handle the increased flooding.

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Sand mining takes toll on dyke roads

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Urgent, tough action is needed to prevent sand-mining businesses and sand-carrying trucks from damaging dyke routes in Thanh Hoa, says Nguyen Trong Hai, director of the province's Dyke Management and Flood Control Department.

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