Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USD Society

Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USD

Drought, rains, inundation and landslides have cost the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau an estimated over 1 trillion VND (43 million USD) from the outset of the year, according to the provincial steering committee on natural disaster prevention, search and rescue.
Forest fires complicate COVID-19 fight in Indonesia World

Forest fires complicate COVID-19 fight in Indonesia

Smog from forest fires in Indonesia could complicate the country's efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, as its government has no contingency plan for additional respiratory diseases, local health experts warned on May 8.
Mekong Delta forests face increasing risk of fires Environment

Mekong Delta forests face increasing risk of fires

All forests south of the Hau River in the Mekong Delta have been facing the threat of fire since the middle of this month, and any fire would spread very quickly because of the heat and low humidity, local authorities have warned.