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Coastal development in central Vietnam sparks concern about environmental consequencesicon

Coastal development in central Vietnam sparks concern about environmental consequences

Central provinces are considering developing a series of coastal urban areas, which has raised concern about the effects on the environment and living space.

 
Overloaded infrastructure causes flooding on Phu Quocicon

Overloaded infrastructure causes flooding on Phu Quoc

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
05/09/2019

Phu Quoc district authorities say the hot development on the island has put pressure on the water drainage system, causing severe flooding in mid-August.

Torrential rains leave four dead, eight missing in central Vietnamicon

Torrential rains leave four dead, eight missing in central Vietnam

SOCIETY
05/09/2019

At least four people were killed and eight others remain missing in central provinces after torrential rains brought by a tropical depression have stricken the region over the past few days.

Mountainous areas isolated due to heavy rains in central VNicon

Mountainous areas isolated due to heavy rains in central VN

SOCIETY
04/09/2019

Many areas in the central region of Vietnam have been isolated due to heavy rains over the past few days.

Disaster Risks Prevention Fund criticised as ineffectiveicon

Disaster Risks Prevention Fund criticised as ineffective

SOCIETY
20/08/2019

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has pointed out shortcomings in the operation of the Disaster Risks Prevention Fund.

Children in flood-hit areas struggle to go to schoolicon

Children in flood-hit areas struggle to go to school

SOCIETY
18/08/2019

While most students nationwide are eagerly preparing for the new academic year, which will officially start next month, many children in flood-stricken areas will struggle to return to school.

Mekong Delta to face earlier, more severe salinity, droughtsicon

Mekong Delta to face earlier, more severe salinity, droughts

VIDEO
13/08/2019

Salinity and droughts will come earlier and be more severe than in the 2018-2019 dry season in the Mekong Delta, according to Hoang Phuc Lam, Vice Director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

Phu Quoc airport re-opened following closure due to floodsicon

Phu Quoc airport re-opened following closure due to floods

SOCIETY
10/08/2019

Phu Quoc International Airport in the southern province of Kien Giang has been re-opened after being closed for many hours on Friday due to severe inundation.

High reservoir water levels pose risksicon

High reservoir water levels pose risks

SOCIETY
09/08/2019

The water level of around 1,800 reservoirs in the northern and northern central region is posing flooding risks for many localities during the rainy season.

Heavy rain submerges in central highlands provincesicon

Heavy rain submerges in central highlands provinces

PHOTOS
09/08/2019

Provinces throughout the central highlands suffered from a prolonged period of heavy downpours from August 6-8, resulting in rising water levels and causing severe difficulties for local residents.

Ca Mau continues struggling with dyke erosionicon

Ca Mau continues struggling with dyke erosion

SOCIETY
06/08/2019

A section of a sea dyke in the southernmost province of Ca Mau’s western coast has been eroded due to high flood tides.

Vietnam to help find Lao missing flood victimsicon

Vietnam to help find Lao missing flood victims

SOCIETY
06/08/2019

Authorities in Laos have asked for Vietnam's support to look for seven nationals who have gone missing in floods.

Rescuers approach isolated villages of Thanh Hoaicon

Rescuers approach isolated villages of Thanh Hoa

SOCIETY
04/08/2019

Rescuers today managed to reach Sa Na village in Na Meo commune in Quan Son district of Thanh Hoa province, which was isolated by floodwater from August 3 due to impacts of Wipha, the third storm hitting the country this year.

Combating floods in HCMC: high budget, low efficiencyicon

Combating floods in HCMC: high budget, low efficiency

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
26/06/2019

Trillions of dong have been spent to implement anti-flood projects, but rainwater and high tides still leave many areas of HCMC inundated.

Natural disasters leave four dead, missingicon

Natural disasters leave four dead, missing

SOCIETY
05/06/2019

Natural calamities left four dead and missing nationwide from June 1-3, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control reported.