The slow progress of building and maintaining dykes has caused concerns, with the stormy and rainy season approaching, reported Hà Nội Mới (New Hà Nội) newspaper.
Land erosions have caused major damage to property in Cà Mau Province’s Năm Căn District, the Vietnam News Agency reported on May 20.
The Bình Phước People’s Committee has decided to plant thousands of hectares of forests in areas semi-submerged by hydropower dams and irrigation reservoirs.
Lessons learned from the strategic mainstreaming of ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) was a good foundation for Việt Nam to prepare for climate change, according to Dr. Nguyễn Thế Chinh from the Natural Resources and Environment Strategic Institute.
Lê Đức Thảo, Director of the Department on Advantages and Disadvantages of Mutation at the Agriculture Genetics Institute, talks to the newspaper Lao động (Labour) about the application of nuclear technology in the country’s primary industry – agriculture.
Bắc Mê Hydro-Power Plant in Yên Phong and Phú Nam communes of northern mountainous province of Hà Giang made an unscheduled water discharge, which resulted in major losses for the local people, the authority official has said.
Nearly 10,900 metres of flood-prevention embankments damaged by the historic floods this month in the mountainous province of Yên Bái need to be repaired, said local authorities.
Several houses in the Trảng Bom District of the southern Đồng Nai Province are at risk of collapsing after continuous heavy rainfall has destroyed their foundations.
Some 15ha of agriculture land and farm produce of 50 households in Nâm N’Đir Commune, Krông Nô District, Đắk Nông Province, was lost in a landslide in Krông Nô river.
Governments have been asked to encourage the private sector, particularly small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs), to get involved in the fight against natural disasters, given their vulnerability to extreme weather.