HCMC implements measures to fight flooding

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SaiGon GP English 6 day(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City is implementing many measures against flooding in the city according to a report of the municipal Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control to the People’s Committee yesterday.

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Prolonged drought threats vast area of crops in Dak Nong

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Thousands of hectares of food and industrial crops in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong are under serious threat due to a prolonged drought, said the provincial agricultural sector.

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Binh Dinh looks to improve efficiency of drainage project

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

More must be done to ensure that a crucial water drainage and flood control project in Quy Nhon city, central coastal Binh Dinh province, is completed to a high standard and without delay, a senior local politician has declared.

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Workshop tackles Mekong Delta land sinking

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnamese and foreign specialists working to prevent climate change and land subsidence held a workshop in Can Tho city on March 11 to discuss environmental problems in the Mekong Delta region.

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Mekong Delta faces increased landslide and subsidence risk

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Mekong Delta faces increased landslide and subsidence risk

Experts from Utrecht University of the Netherlands and Can Tho University held a seminar yesterday to discuss solutions to landslide and land subsidence in the Mekong Delta.

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Cuu Long Delta faces increased landslide and subsidence risk

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

Cuu Long Delta faces increased landslide and subsidence risk

Experts from Utrecht University of the Netherlands and Can Tho University held a seminar on yesterday to discuss solutions to landslide and land subsidence in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta.

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Mekong forests face threat of fire

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

More than 18 per cent of forested land in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kien Giang faces the threat of third- to fifth-alarm fires. The Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary in Bac Lieu Province faces a fourth-alarm fire.

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HCMC borrows US$1.08 billion for anti-flooding

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

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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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

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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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

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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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

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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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

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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Báo điện tử CP English 4 month(s) ago

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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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

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 4 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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