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Province requests $30 mln to build anti-erosion embankments

Ca Mau Province is seeking VND700 billion ($30.1 million) from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to build embankments to check erosion.

National highway continues to collapse into river in Mekong Delta

A 30 m section of National Highway 91 in the Mekong Delta fell into a river Tuesday, three weeks after a bigger collapse.

Mekong Delta province issues emergency warning over coastal erosion

Severe erosion of a sea section prompted authorities in Ca Mau Province to issue an emergency warning on Tuesday.
August 07, 2019 | 06:26 pm GMT+7

National highway section in Mekong Delta collapses into river

A 100 m section of National Highway 91 in the Mekong Delta, which had developed a crack, broke away and fell into a river Thursday.
August 01, 2019 | 01:36 pm GMT+7

Two killed, three injured in northern Vietnam landslides

At least two people have died and three severely injured as landslide-struck houses collapsed in Ha Giang Province on Sunday and Monday.
July 30, 2019 | 01:29 pm GMT+7

National highway section may collapse into Mekong Delta river: officials

A National Highway 91 section is in danger of collapsing into the Hau River, An Giang officials warned Monday.
July 30, 2019 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Riverbank breach in Mekong Delta sinks five houses

Five houses were drowned after the Nha Man River in the southern province of Dong Thap breached its bank on Monday.
July 15, 2019 | 01:26 pm GMT+7

Climate crisis stares Mekong Delta closer in the face

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta faces many climate change problems, but these have exacerbated at a much faster pace than predicted.
June 18, 2019 | 08:29 pm GMT+7

World famous Hoi An beach disappearing

In an environmental disaster, one of Vietnam's most beautiful beaches has lost nearly 5 of its 7 km to erosion.
May 25, 2019 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Sand mining threatens a way of life in Vietnam

An appetite for sand from Vietnam's Mekong river has meant costly consequences for residents living along its shores.
January 15, 2019 | 08:59 am GMT+7

From Tibet to the 'Nine Dragons', Vietnam's Mekong Delta is losing sand

Upstream damming and extensive sand exploitation in the Mekong River are causing locals to struggle with a rapid pace of erosion.
January 15, 2019 | 07:35 am GMT+7

Rains, floods, tears: weekend landslides shatter lives in central Vietnam

Nha Trang authorities and residents were not prepared for the speed with which disaster struck last weekend.
November 20, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7

$38.3 mln coastal canal planned in Mekong Delta to check salinization

Construction of a coastal canal has been approved by the Ben Tre Province lawmakers to combat salinization and facilitate evacuation during disasters.
November 10, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Heavy rain lashes Da Nang, exposes massive coastal erosion

My Khe, Da Nang's most popular beach, was ravaged by heavy rains early Monday morning, exposing coastal vulnerability.
October 23, 2018 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Visitors sunbathe on embankment as erosion ravages central Vietnam beach

Cua Dai Beach, a popular destination near the famous Hoi An Town in central Vietnam, is fighting serious erosion.
October 21, 2018 | 01:40 pm GMT+7
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