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Vietnam forecast to face historic heat waves in 2020icon

Vietnam forecast to face historic heat waves in 2020

Vietnam is forecast to suffer the highest temperatures ever recorded in 2020, according to the latest report by the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration.

 
Vietnamese singer launches project to fight COVID-19, saline intrusionicon

Vietnamese singer launches project to fight COVID-19, saline intrusion

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
10/04/2020

Vietnamese singer Vu Cat Tuong has recently launched a bilingual project entitled Tomorrow that aims to raise funds to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta.

Soc Trang taps efficient farming models to beat climate changeicon

Soc Trang taps efficient farming models to beat climate change

VIDEO
07/04/2020

Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang have adopted many new farming models to adapt to climate change, which has helped them cope with the severe saltwater intrusion.

Saline intrusion in Mekong Delta likely to linger onicon

Saline intrusion in Mekong Delta likely to linger on

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/04/2020

Saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta will likely remain at a high level until the end of April or early May, before gradually declining, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

11 minor earthquakes occur in Vietnam so far this yearicon

11 minor earthquakes occur in Vietnam so far this year

SOCIETY
03/04/2020

Eleven minor earthquakes have occurred in Vietnam since the beginning of this year, according to the Standing Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Should water be transferred from east to west to save the Mekong Delta?icon

Should water be transferred from east to west to save the Mekong Delta?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
02/04/2020

Experts believe that it is necessary to think of measures to lead water to the Mekong Delta through a transmission network to save the area from severe drought and saline intrusion.

Severe drought, saline intrusion can be predicted months in advance: experticon

Severe drought, saline intrusion can be predicted months in advance: expert

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
27/03/2020

Nguyen Huu Thien, an independent expert on the Mekong Delta, said he warned of severe drought and saline intrusion in mid-2019 after observing the flood season and the salty-fresh water boundary of the river.

Mekong Delta under pressure amid climate changeicon

Mekong Delta under pressure amid climate change

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/03/2020

It is now the dry season, but landslides and subsidence are occurring in most localities in Mekong Delta.

Mekong Delta gets bumper crop despite saline intrusionicon

Mekong Delta gets bumper crop despite saline intrusion

VIDEO
22/03/2020

Though saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta comes earlier and with higher level of salinity than that recorded in the 2015-16 dry season, the damages to farming areas are expected to be less serious

Da Nang: Dams built to deal with lack of fresh watericon

Da Nang: Dams built to deal with lack of fresh water

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/03/2020

Da Nang has begun construction of a steel dam – the second of its kind – on the lower Cam Le River to reduce salinity and deal with serious water shortages in the dry season this year.

Central Vietnam at high risk of drought: officialicon

Central Vietnam at high risk of drought: official

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/03/2020

The central region is at high risk of drought from March to May, the remaining months of this dry season, said Deputy Director of the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting Vu Duc Long said on March 9.

Mekong Delta saline intrusion to be worse this yearicon

Mekong Delta saline intrusion to be worse this year

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
04/03/2020

The General Water Resources Directorate has predicted that saline intrusion in Mekong Delta this year will come earlier and be more serious than in 2015-2016.

Water issues to be severe in many localities: expertsicon

Water issues to be severe in many localities: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/03/2020

Along with Mekong Delta, the central region will suffer prolonged drought and saline intrusion during the rest of this year’s dry season, experts warned.

Thousands in Ca Mau affected by subsidenceicon

Thousands in Ca Mau affected by subsidence

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/02/2020

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

Mekong Delta sets up public tap water faucets as saline intrusion peaksicon

Mekong Delta sets up public tap water faucets as saline intrusion peaks

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/02/2020

The Mekong Delta is taking steps to ensure sufficient freshwater supply for household use and agricultural production in areas affected by saltwater intrusion and drought.

Sinking predicted for Mekong Delta regionicon

Sinking predicted for Mekong Delta region

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
25/01/2020

The Mekong Delta region of Vietnam, an area that helps feed about 200 million people, is predicted to sink underwater by 2100.

Mekong Delta may face more serious saline intrusion this dry seasonicon

Mekong Delta may face more serious saline intrusion this dry season

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/12/2019

The Mekong Delta may experience sooner and even more serious droughts and saltwater intrusion in the 2019 – 2020 dry season, compared to the situation in 2016 when historic saline intrusion was recorded, an official has said.

Low, late floods worsen saline intrusion in Mekong Delta: expertsicon

Low, late floods worsen saline intrusion in Mekong Delta: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/10/2019

Low and late floods have further worsened saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta region, heard a workshop held in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on October 4.