Mekong blighted by river erosion Environment

Mekong blighted by river erosion

The Mekong Delta, home to some 18 million inhabitants, is plagued by severe riverbank erosion, which has been blamed on climate change and human factors.
River eats up houses in An Giang Environment

River eats up houses in An Giang

Fourteen houses and two house floors in My Hoi Dong Commune, Cho Moi district, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang fell into the Hau River due to riverbank erosion on April 22.
City embarks on plan to protect Cu Chi tunnel site Environment

City embarks on plan to protect Cu Chi tunnel site

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee will spend 155 billion VND (7.4 million USD) from the city's budget to build a 2.3 km embankment along the Sai Gon River to prevent erosion at the Cu Chi Tunnels historical site in Cu Chi district.
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Flood risk management plan discussed

A workshop to build a comprehensive resilience plan for integrated flood risk management in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho was jointly held by the World Bank (WB) and the provincial People’s Committee on May 10.
HCM City seeks loans for flood works Society

HCM City seeks loans for flood works

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat has asked the World Bank to provide loans to help fund HCM City’s flood control plan, known as Project 1547.