Ca Mau people plant trees to patch sea dykes

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Ca Mau people plant trees to patch sea dykes

VietNamNet Bridge - Ca Mau residents are planting trees to reinforce sea dykes to deal with climate change.

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Landslide in Quang Ngai leaves 1,000 people stranded

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Landslide in Quang Ngai leaves 1,000 people stranded

Ba To District People's Committee Chairman Le Han Phong said 33 landslide-prone areas were discovered during a two-day spell of heavy rain.

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US town marks landslide anniversary

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Survivors and victims' families mark the first anniversary of the deadliest landslide in US history.

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Ca Mau forwards coastal afforestation to mend sea dyke

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Ca Mau forwards coastal afforestation to mend sea dyke

Climate change has worsened coastal landslide and erosion in the southernmost province of Ca Mau, where many dyke sections have been slipped into the sea. Local authorities thus have sped up afforestation projects to prevent these breaches from enlarging.

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Mekong Delta faces crippling drought, more saline intrusion

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Mekong Delta faces crippling drought, more saline intrusion

A shortage of fresh water and severe saline intrusion has seriously affected agricultural cultivation in the Mekong Delta since mid-February.

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Mekong Delta faces increased landslide and subsidence risk

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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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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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Landslide destroys assets in Mekong Delta province despite $12mn dyke

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Landslide destroys assets in Mekong Delta province despite $12mn dyke

A severe landslide happened on Tuesday and Wednesday along the Tien (Front) River in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap even though the affected area was protected with a costly dyke.

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Mekong households relocated due to threat from landslides

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Mekong households relocated due to threat from landslides

VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities have helped four households in Song Phung Commune in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to move from an area threatened by landslides.

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Mekong households relocated due to threat from landslides

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Mekong households relocated due to threat from landslides

Authorities have helped four households in Song Phung Commune in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to move from an area threatened by landslides.

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Gov’t allots $140 mil to climate change projects

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Gov’t allots $140 mil to climate change projects

The Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to allot VND3 trillion (US$140.45 million) to climate change adaptation projects this year.

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Central region's people fear villages may be inundated by floods

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VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of households living on the Ngan Sau riverbanks in Huong Khe district of Ha Tinh have been living in constant anxiety as they fear that villages may be swept away by floods from the river.

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Russian Interpol fugitive caught by border guards

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Russian Interpol fugitive caught by border guards

Russian Interpol fugitive caught by border guards

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SOCIETY IN BRIEF 11/1

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SOCIETY IN BRIEF 11/1

Can Tho tackles erosion

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Storm kills 31 in Philippines, leaves 7 missing

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Storm kills 31 in Philippines, leaves 7 missing

Flash floods and landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Jangmi left at least 31 people dead and seven missing in the Philippines, including in areas still recovering from last year's Typhoon Haiyan, officials said Tuesday.

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