Update news landslides
The situation of landslides along riverbanks and coastlines in the Mekong Delta is becoming increasingly severe, while preventive measures are challenging due to a lack of funding.
Saltwater has entered deep into the estuaries of central coastal provinces, leaving over 150,000 meters of collapsed hills and causing havoc for the locals.
The Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VMHA) has proposed applying AI to give early warnings about landslides and flash floods.
Drought, rains, inundation and landslides have cost Ca Mau province an estimated $43 million from the outset of the year, according to the provincial steering committee on natural disaster prevention, search and rescue.
Many areas nationwide have been left submerged in floodwater due to spells of heavy rain triggered by Storm Etau, while the central region has continued to suffer from a series of deadly landslides.
Creating more detailed flood and landslide risk maps is among the solutions the Government will carry out in the time ahead to cope with possible natural disasters, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said on November 6.
The Vietnam Air Force-Air Defense Force on November 1 dispatched a helicopter to deliver emergency supplies to approximately 3,000 local residents of two communes in Quang Nam completely isolated by flashfloods and landslides.
At least seven people have died and 46 are missing after landslides hit two mountainous communes in Nam Tra My district, central Quang Nam province, on October 28.
Prof. Nguyen Ngoc Lung, Director of the Institute of Sustainable Forest Management and Forest Certification, has been working in the forestry industry for nearly 60 years. He is called "the man of the forest".
An under-construction road in a UNESCO-recognised geopark in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has faced landslides.
Central provinces are braced for lashing rain again, starting October 16, as a tropical low depression is forecast to strike the central coast this evening, according to the latest weather forecast bulletin.
Hundreds of households in a mountainous district of the central province of Quang Nam have been isolated because of landslides following flash floods.
Ninety percent of sediment is trapped in Chinese and Vietnamese reservoirs, which will lead to erosion, according to Mai Van Bieu, an underground-work expert.