The Bến Tre Province People’s Committee plans to build two embankments to prevent river erosion in Bến Tre City and coastal erosion in Thạnh Phú District this year.
The southernmost province of Cà Mau is speeding up efforts to prevent erosion to ensure sustainable development and adapt to climate change.
The An Giang Province People’s Committee on June 24 declared an erosion emergency in the Châu Đốc River in An Phú Town.
Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces and Cần Thơ have been threatened by erosion along rivers and canals in recent days, and authorities are taking measures to protect people and property.
The Trà Vinh Province People’s Committee has approved the construction of two embankment projects worth a total of VNĐ260 billion (US$11 million) to prevent river and coastal erosion.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta will not have early or intense flooding in its upper parts this year because of the low water level in the Mekong River, according to the National Centre of Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting.
The total river erosion length is about 195km, of which 25km is very serious. Total seaside erosion is more than 64km, with more than 30km very serious
Households in the Mekong Delta province of Bạc Liêu living near dangerous and risk of landslide have been relocated to safe places, local authorities said.