HCM City to implement measures to control worsening flooding crisis

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

HCM City to implement measures to control worsening flooding crisis

Authorities in HCM City have outlined stronger flood-prevention measures as heavy rains and high tides continue to cause severe flooding.

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HCM City to implement measures to control worsening flooding crisis

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City to implement measures to control worsening flooding crisis

Authorities in HCM City have outlined stronger flood-prevention measures as heavy rains and high tides continue to cause severe flooding.

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HCMC mobilizes US$3.07 billion to tackle flooding

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

HCMC mobilizes US$3.07 billion to tackle flooding

Ho Chi Minh City needs VND68 trillion (US$3.07 billion) to tackle flooding in 17 districts in the 2016-2020 period, according to the Steering Center for Urban Flood Control Program.

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HCM City seeks private funds for projects

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

HCM City seeks private funds for projects

Mobilising resources from the private sector for transport infrastructure is posing a challenge for HCM City, which needs at least 60 billion USD until 2020 to carry out projects, according to experts.

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HCM City to build multiple sluices to ease flooding

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

HCM City to build multiple sluices to ease flooding

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCMC government plans to spend VND9.85 trillion (over US$438 million) constructing a number of flood tide control sluices and seven kilometers of dyke in different parts of the city to mitigate flooding in inner-city areas.

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Int'l experts offer HCM City solutions to flooding

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Int'l experts offer HCM City solutions to flooding

VietNamNet Bridge – Leaders of HCM City consulted international experts about flood-prevention solutions during a meeting chaired by the city's Party Committee Secretary Le Thanh Hai yesterday, Sept 30.

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Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

The HCM City Steering Centre for the Urban Flood Control Programme has asked the municipal government to build a 1.1-km long embankment along the Saigon River to prevent flooding during high tides.

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Anti-flooding urgent task in HCMC- PM

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

Anti-flooding urgent task in HCMC- PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked Ho Chi Minh City to consider anti-flooding works to be a key and urgent task, in which local authorities should make more efforts to create basic and clear changes in the upcoming time.

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Sea encroachment threatens Tien Giang residential areas

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Sea encroachment threatens Tien Giang residential areas

Encroachment by the sea has caused soil erosion, threatening residential areas and crops in the coastal Go Cong area in the southern Tien Giang Province.

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Sea encroachment threatens Tien Giang residential areas

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Sea encroachment threatens Tien Giang residential areas

Encroachment by the sea has caused soil erosion, threatening residential areas and crops in the coastal Go Cong area in the southern Tien Giang Province.

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Social News 22/6

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

Environment projects to get 3.6% loans

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New sluice gate helps water rice fields in Ben Tre

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VietnamPlus English 8 month(s) ago

An irrigation sluice gate officially began operating in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on June 19, aimed at preventing salinisation and supplying fresh water for local farmers.

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Villagers blame polluted river for cancer deaths

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

VietNamNet Bridge – Black-as-coal and smelling of something rank, the Nhue River snakes its way through the middle of Van Hoang Commune, Phu Xuyen District in Ha Noi. The polluted river is likely more than just an eyesore.

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New dyke fights high tides in City

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City's District 8 has completed two flood-prevention works that will save more than 42,000 people in Wards 7 and 16 and a part of District 6 from regular flooding caused by high tides.

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HCM City prepares to face another flooding season

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City prepares to face another flooding season

HCM City authorities planned to finish fortifying the city against floods before the season began, but the deadline is looming and preparations aren't complete.

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