Destructive flooding puts central Vietnam at risk Environment

Destructive flooding puts central Vietnam at risk

Life after the recent spate of floods in central Vietnam is so tough that many residents are wilting under the strain. All aspects of life seem to have been turned upside down, from food and housing to education and work.
Storm Nari havocs central region Society

Storm Nari havocs central region

The central region was hit by another cyclonic storm only a fortnight after being devastated by Storm Wutip. Nari, the 11th storm to hit Vietnam this year, made a landfall in the region on October 15.
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Yearly Delta flood swells to new heights

The annual flooding in the Mekong Delta could reach its peak on October 5 and 6 with rivers in its upstream areas rising by 8-10cm daily, said the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
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Floodgate opened to protect Hanoi capital

Hanoi's Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control on August 9 opened Thanh Liet Floodgate to discharge water from Nhue River into To Lich River, to ease rising flood waters and prevent flooding in the nation's capital.
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Red-headed cranes in Tram Chim decrease

The red-headed crane, a symbol of Tram Chim National Park in Tam Nong district, Mekong delta Dong Thap province, were spotted to have less visited the area than the previous years.
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Downstream Delta faces flooding

On-going floods and high tides over the past days have created higher-than-normal inundation in the provinces downstream of the Mekong River as well as in Can Tho City.
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Death toll reaches 13 in floods

Two more people were killed on Oct. 4 in the wake of ongoing storms and flooding, raising the recent death toll due to weather to 13, the National Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control announced.
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Heavy rains return to central region

Heavy rains fell in the country's south-central region in recent days, inundating the stretch from Quang Ngai province to Khanh Hoa province, the National Hydro-meteorologicalForecast Centre said on Nov. 29.
Relief aid accelerates as flood deaths hit 66 Society

Relief aid accelerates as flood deaths hit 66

The dead toll from the severe floods caused by heavy rain in the central region reached 66 on Oct. 21, according to the Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control.