HCM City urged to tackle flooding Society

HCM City urged to tackle flooding

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called on the HCM City administration to step up efforts to prevent the flooding that plagues several inner districts.
Can Tho river signs to reduce speeds, erosion Society

Can Tho river signs to reduce speeds, erosion

Can Tho authorities plan to install speed limit signs on the Hau River to prevent barges from travelling too fast, causing serious erosion and damaging property in the city's An Binh ward.
Business

Pilot regulations for Mekong Delta socio-economic connectivity

Attendees to a seminar in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on July 6 gave their feedback on pilot regulations for coordinating regional socio-economic development for 2016-2010, which stay on pillars of sustainable farming development and improved farmer resilience against climate change.
HCM City prepares for flood prevention projects Society

HCM City prepares for flood prevention projects

To complete all necessary works to combat floods in the next five years, HCM City needs 51.3 trillion VND (2.35 billion USD), heard a meeting held on June 16 to discuss plans for flood control chaired by a deputy chairman of the city People's Committee.
Binh Dinh: Nearly 38 bln VND for calamity management project Environment

Binh Dinh: Nearly 38 bln VND for calamity management project

The central coastal province of Binh Dinh will invest nearly 38 billion VND (1.77 million USD) in 2015 to carry out the Natural Disaster Risk Management Project, according to Nguyen Huu Vui, Vice Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Environment

Nam Dinh plants mangrove to fight climate change

The Red River Delta province of Nam Dinh is undertaking efforts to foster mangrove plantation in coastal areas to fight climate change, building on the success ò a mangrove plantation and disaster risk reduction (MP/DRR) programme which has been carried out since 1997 in 15 communes in the coastal of Hai Hau, Giao Thuy, and Nghia Hung.
Society

Mekong Delta moves to adapt to climate change

The Mekong Delta provinces are shifting crops and cultivation habits in accordance with respective natural conditions as one of the measures making them adapt to climate change, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwest Region.