Ninh Thuan faces severe drought

Hundreds of hectares of agricultural land in the south central province of Ninh Thuan have to stop production. Reservoirs are also running out day by day, threatening the lives of people and cattle.

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought

A flock of sheep search for food in the deserted arid fields due to the effects of prolonged drought (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought


The herd of sheep search for food in the fields of Thuan Nam district (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought


Cattle forage in the deserted arid fields (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought


Cattle forage in the deserted arid fields (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought


Dead fish on the Lu river, Thuan Nam district (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought



Dead fish on the Lu river, Thuan Nam district (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought


People in Ta Noi village, Ninh Son district have to draw water from the turbid puddles for daily use (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought



Bare water pipes at Ong Kinh reservoir, Ninh Hai district (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought



A local man walks on the Lu River, Thuan Nam district (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought



Many forest areas in Ninh Son district dry out during prolonged drought (Photo: VNA)

 
Ninh Thuan faces severe drought



Many forest areas in Ninh Son district dry out during prolonged drought (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought



A farmer in drought-stricken area in Ninh Thuan worries about his life due to the impact of prolonged drought (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought



A farmer in drought-stricken area in Ninh Thuan worries about his life due to the impact of prolonged drought (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought



Bieu river lake, Thuan Nam district runs out (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Thuan faces severe drought



A project on dredging Ong Kinh lake in Ninh Hai district is implemented, expected to contribute to combating droughts (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam's south-central region adjusts farming schedules as drought continues

Vietnam's south-central region adjusts farming schedules as drought continues

The south-central region is estimated to have 51,000 – 70,000ha of farmlands facing a water shortage and a temporary halt to cultivation until there is rain or farmers switch to drought-resistant crops, according to the Department of Irrigation.

Central Highlands: Drought drives people to risk life digging for deep wells

Central Highlands: Drought drives people to risk life digging for deep wells

Many people in the central province of Gia Lai are risking their life digging for wells without proper equipment as drought continues.

 
 

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