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City riverbank in danger of collapse

Update: November, 29/2012 - 09:19

HCM CITY (VNS)— Among 62 places of riverbank erosion reported as dangerous, more than 20 places are listed as "urgently dangerous", according to the municipal Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control.

The committee has proposed the Department of Transport hasten repairs in 19 locations to prevent landslides, and to warn local residents to prepare for evacuation if necessary.

The hot spots are in the districts of Nha Be (12 hot spots), Binh Thanh (7) and Binh Chanh (4). — VNS

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