HCM City begins 450 million USD flood prevention project

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HCM City begins 450 million USD flood prevention project

The government of HCM City on June 3 signed a 450-million-USD contract with a private company for a project to prevent tidal flooding in a 570-sq km area of the city.

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Ho Chi Minh City needs over $4 billion to tackle flooding

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Ho Chi Minh City needs over $4 billion to tackle flooding

Ho Chi Minh City needs a large amount of money to fix its flooding problem since it was designed for two million people but the population has surged to more than 10 million, experts said at a conference on the issue Tuesday.

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Mekong urged to improve irrigation

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Mekong urged to improve irrigation

Experts have urged the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces to rezone irrigation systems and dredge canals to cope with the damaging effects of climate change.

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Canals may be used to regulate floods

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Canals may be used to regulate floods

Experts have proposed using the Nhiêu Lộc – Thị Nghè Canal as a reservoir to regulate water as urban floods have become more serious during the rainy season in HCM City.

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Drought and saltwater attack Mekong Delta

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Drought and saltwater attack Mekong Delta

VietNamNet Bridge – Drought and saltwater intrusion began affecting the Mekong Delta last December, two months earlier than previous years. This is the worst in the last 100 years, harming hundreds of thousands of hectares of crops.

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Mekong Delta sees worst drought in 90 years

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Mekong Delta sees worst drought in 90 years

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered relevant ministries and Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces to prioritise the fight against drought and saltwater intrusion which have severely affected agriculture and fisheries and caused a crippling water shortage.

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Mekong reels from drought, saltwater

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Mekong reels from drought, saltwater

Drought and saltwater intrusion have worsened in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta this year, threatening rice crops and the daily life of residents.

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Mekong reels from drought, saltwater

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Mekong reels from drought, saltwater

Drought and saltwater intrusion have worsened in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta this year, threatening rice crops and the daily life of residents.

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HCM City to implement measures to control worsening flooding crisis

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 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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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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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 9 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 9 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 9 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 10 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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