The Mekong Delta water level is dangerously high, threatening major fruit crops of Dong Thap province. Local authorities have deployed various flood prevention plans in a timely manner to protect the fruit.

With more than 7,000 hectares of fruits plantation, Lai Vung district boasts the largest fruit plantation in Dong Thap province. The lurking water is making local farmer uneasy about their crops.

The mandarin crop of Dang Van Duong’s household is bearing fruit, and the rising water has infiltrated the crop, so he and other households have prepared plans to protect their livelihoods.

Dong Thap province is home to some 30,000 hectares of fruit crops, ranging from mango, longan to citrus fruit crops. Local authorities and residents have join hands to prepare contingency plans to protect fruit crops from impending floods./. -VNA