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Hoi An beach, once one of the most beautiful in Asia, is nearly gone

Cua Dai Beach in Hoi An City, once voted in the top 25 most beautiful beaches in Asia in 2015, has been ruined by sea erosion.


Mekong Delta authorities speed up erosion prevention projects

Authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) delta are speeding up works to prevent the damage caused by erosion along rivers, canals and coasts, especially in the ongoing rainy season.

Rains renew Mekong Delta erosion threat

The Mekong Delta region has been threatened by erosion along rivers and canals in recent days, and authorities are taking measures to protect people and property.

Mekong Delta needs over US$346 mln to tackle severe landslides

The Mekong Delta's localities need around VND8,143 billion (US$352 million) to cope with 76 severe landslide and erosion points along the riverside and coastal areas with a total length of 140 kilometers.


Enduring battle to save beaches from erosion

Inclusive and sustainable solutions are in urgent need to rescue beautiful beaches along Vietnam’s central region amid the increasing frequency of landslides and sea erosion in the area.

Bac Lieu to build more erosion-prevention projects

The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu will spend nearly VND19.3 trillion (US$835 million) to build erosion-prevention projects in the 2021 - 30 period.

Mekong Delta localities plant trees, build natural embankments to prevent erosion

More people in the Mekong Delta are planting trees and building embankments made of natural materials to prevent erosion along rivers and canals.

Ca Mau declares emergency as western sea dyke is badly eroded

The Ca Mau Province People’s Committee on October 21 declared an emergency after discovering a total of 5.8km of the 108km western sea dyke in U Minh and Tran Van Thoi districts dangerously eroded.

Hoi An luxury resorts threatened by erosion

Many luxury resorts along the Cua Dai Beach in Hoi An City have been abandoned or temporarily closed after being damaged by erosion.

Nearly 100 people join in saving Hoi An beach from erosion

Authorities in Hoi An City have mobilised hundreds of people to urgently save a section of the Cua Dai beach from serious erosion amid the on-going flooding in the area.

Tien Giang faces worsening river, canal erosion

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tien Giang is facing increasing erosion along rivers and canals, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Ca Mau asks for Gov't support to prevent erosion at western sea dyke

The People’s Committee of the southernmost province of Ca Mau has petitioned the Government to provide nearly 29 billion VND (1.25 million USD) to develop three erosion-prevention projects to prevent the western sea dyke from collapsing.

Ben Tre province repairs eroded riverbank section

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is restoring a section along the banks of Ba Lai river that eroded when a temporary dam was removed along the banks.

Severe erosion threatens Hau River

Dozens of households in An Giang Province are being threatened by erosion along the Hau River.


Hanoi announces warnings over suburban erosion

Hanoi authorities have issued warnings over serious erosion in four outlying districts.

Trà Vinh to build two erosion prevention projects

The Tra Vinh Province People’s Committee has approved the construction of two embankment projects worth a total of VND260 billion (US$11 million) to prevent river and coastal erosion.

Vietnam follows new approach to deal with saline intrusion in Mekong Delta

Instead of fighting against saline intrusion and climate change, the Mekong Delta is trying to adapt to new circumstances.

Thousands in Ca Mau affected by subsidence

Over 20,000 households in Ca Mau are being threatened by erosion along with drought and saline intrusion.


Quang Ngai beach faces serious erosion

One of the most beautiful beaches in the central province of Quang Ngai is facing serious erosion, affecting tourism services.

Ca Mau adapts to climate change

As coastal erosion continues to affect thousands of lives in Vietnam's southernmost province, authorities are taking steps to adapt to climate change before the damage reaches irreversible levels.