Update news emergency

The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has declared a state of emergency after drought and saltwater intrusion hit the region, strongly affecting local residents’ lives and production.

Five Mekong Delta provinces declare state of emergency over seawater intrusion

Local authorities in Tien Giang, Ben Tre, Long An, Kien Giang and Ca Mau provinces in the Mekong Delta have declared a state of emergency as seawater intrusion and drought are worsening in the delta.


Obama declares emergency in Michigan over bad water: White House

 U.S. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Michigan on Saturday and ordered federal aid for state and local response efforts in the county where the city of Flint has been contending with lead-contaminated drinking water.

South Sudan president declares state of emergency in Unity, Jonglei states

 South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in Unity and Jonglei States.

Six workers at foreign-owned enterprise hospitalized of exhaustion

 VietNamNet Bridge – At midnight, six workers in a garment company in Da Nang city was hospitalized for emergency. The authorities determined that they had to work 17 hours per day.

Can Tho City’s Chairman suffers a stroke

On the morning of April 14, while cycling for fitness, the Chairman of Can Tho City had a stroke and fell down to the road. The same day, he was taken to the Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City for emergency by a helicopter.