Hydroelectric plant in Laos puts local farmers under tenterhooks

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Hydroelectric plant in Laos puts local farmers under tenterhooks

VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Mekong Delta have raised their voice against hydroelectric plants developed on the Mekong River in Laos, saying that those projects would cause huge difficulties for them in cultivation, fish farming and flood control.

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Over VND44 trillion needed for flood control in delta

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Over VND44 trillion needed for flood control in delta

VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta region will need around VND44.55 trillion to control floods, adapt to climate change and cushion the impact of rising sea levels on agricultural production, infrastructure and local communities.

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Mekong Delta urged to control flooding amid climate change

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Mekong Delta urged to control flooding amid climate change

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta should make efforts to control floods that are unseasonably early or too powerful to minimise damage and take advantage of the phenomenon for economic development, experts have said.

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HCM City floods more severe in recent years

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HCM City floods more severe in recent years

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City was seriously flooded by a heavy rain that lasted more than half an hour on the evening of August 18. Experts say that flooding is getting worse in the city.

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Committee calls for flood preparations

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The National Steering Committee for Flood Control and Prevention and the National Committee for Search and Rescue yesterday sent an urgent official note to northern and northeastern provinces requesting preparations to cope with possible floods and landslides.

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Water levels surge in upper Mekong

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Water levels in the upper section of the Mekong River have been rising quickly, breaching or close to alarm levels in some places, according to the National Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre.

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Flood control exercise held in central Vietnam

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Flood control exercise held in central Vietnam

Authorities in Quang Tri Province conducted a flood control and rescue exercise on July 28 to be better prepared for the storm season.

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Regional experience in flood prevention, risk management shared

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Advanced technologies and effective measures in flood risk and vulnerability management were shared at a regional seminar in Hanoi on July 7-8.

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Region bands together to beat floods

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VietNam News English 1 month(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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City centre seeks funding for flood prevention

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Steering Centre for the Urban Flood-Control Programme has asked the HCM City People's Council to approve an additional 12 flood-prevention projects in the inner city.

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

HCM City mulls VND1.86 trillion for flood control

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Are Ha Noi dykes rainproof?

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Ha Noi's dykes must be strengthened as the monsoon season nears, Do Duc Thinh, director of Ha Noi Dike Management and Flood Control Department tells Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi).

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Vietnam metro to tackle floods with ponds, lakes

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam metro to tackle floods with ponds, lakes

Children walk on flooded Calmette Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. The city is considering a plan to build underground water tanks and dig lakes to store rainwater in a controversial effort to tackle inundation. Photo: Diep Duc Minh

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HCM City to build 30 lakes to control floods

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Ho Chi Minh City will soon develop 30 lakes in suburban areas and hundreds of others in inner-city areas to hold rainwater in a move to effectively control severe floods, said the Saigon Times Daily.

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City to build 30 lakes to control floods

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SaigonTimes English 5 month(s) ago

City to build 30 lakes to control floods

HCMC – HCMC will soon develop 30 lakes in suburban areas and hundreds of others in inner-city areas to hold rainwater in a move to effectively control severe floods, the city flood control center has announced.

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