Landslides cause huge losses in Ca Mau

A series of landslides have been reported along a river in Nam Can District in the Mekong Delta Province of Ca Mau over the past few days, causing damage worth hundreds of millions of dong.

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Local authorities help residents in Nam Can District to relocate. — VNA/VNS Photo The Anh

The latest landslide was reported at 4am on Monday in Nam Can Town and affected eight houses.

One of them was completely destroyed.

Total losses are estimated at VND800 million (US$34,000).


Local authorities are helping local residents to relocate to safer areas.

Landslides on Saturday and Sunday caused losses of more than VND470 million ($20,000).

Authorities have warned that more landslides can be expected during the upcoming rainy season.


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