Many hydropower plant reservoirs in the central region are facing water shortages, impacting electricity generation and water reserves for the ongoing dry season from February until July.
Authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta and Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) regions are taking precautionary measures to protect forests facing high risk of fires due to the prolonged hot and dry weather.
Việt Nam grappled with nearly 4,000 disasters and incidents in 2019, increasing 57.9 per cent compared to the previous year.
The strategy aims to foster innovations and build action plans to ensure water resources for farming, socio-economic development and daily use.
The music and art festival recently concluded its fourth edition on Phú Quốc Island in Kiên Giang Province.