Scientists suggest building 5-7 rolling weirs on Red River
09/05/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has proposed to build 5-7 spillways on the Red River in order to raise water for agricultural production and the underground water level.

Manmade lakes for water storage could curb floods, droughts, saltwater
18/04/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Oceanographer Truong Dinh Hien talked to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper about measures suggested to cope with drought and saltwater intrusion in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region. 


 
Carbon emissions highest in 66 million years, since dinosaur age
23/03/2016 (GMT+7)
 The rate of carbon emissions is higher than at any time in fossil records stretching back 66 million years to the age of the dinosaurs, according to a study on Monday that sounds an alarm about risks to nature

Social News 8/1
08/01/2016 (GMT+7)
HCM City spends 437 million USD combating floods, Firemen extinguish house fire in Dak Lak, Hanoi helps Vientiane build military traditional house, Year-end sees labour shortage, New small hydropower plant serves remote areas in Hoa Binh


 
Severe floods hit Missouri as U.S. storms sweep north
30/12/2015 (GMT+7)
 Missouri residents struggled through a fourth straight day of storms on Tuesday, fighting rising floodwaters that inundated homes, forced evacuations and closed highways and even part of the Mississippi River.

Poor water drainage systems worsen flooding in urban areas
09/12/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Real estate developers have built more and more construction projects, but many of them have not included proper water drainage systems. 


 
Floods attack cities in Central Highlands
08/12/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Floods in cities in the Central Highlands are unusual occurrences. Local residents in Buon Ma Thuot City in Dak Lak province and Da Lat City in Lam Dong had to battle flash floods in early November.

Floods spark landslide in eastern China killing 21 people
16/11/2015 (GMT+7)
 More than 2,000 rescuers are searching for survivors of a landslide in eastern China that has killed at least 21 people.


 
Cost of not acting on climate change: US$33 billion
08/11/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Up to US$33 billion could be going up in smoke annually by 2030 if Vietnam does not act on climate change,

Flooding affects 26% of HCMC citizens
05/11/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Flooding impacts around 26% of city dwellers and costs this economic hub of Vietnam thousands of billions of Vietnam dong a year, said the HCMC center for the anti-flood program.


 
Floods hit 700 households in Khanh Hoa
04/11/2015 (GMT+7)
 More than 700 households along National Highway 1A section are submerged after heavy rain hit the Cam Ranh township, central coastal Khanh Hoa Province.

Urgent action needed to offset Mekong Delta climate change
28/10/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta, one of the most vulnerable deltas in the world in regard to climate change, must begin to take urgent measures to deal with the continuing consequences of changing weather patterns,


 
HCM City may allow private investors to build dikes
28/10/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The HCM City People’s Committee is considering allowing a private company to develop an anti-flooding project to prevent high tides, capitalized at VND9.85 trillion.

Hurricane Patricia: Risk of floods and landslides
24/10/2015 (GMT+7)
 Mexico's president has warned that Hurricane Patricia still poses a threat of floods and landslides as it brings heavy rain to parts of the country.


 
Is pollution from China unavoidable?
22/10/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Air and water pollution from China have affected Vietnam, and no solutions have been found.

Don’t blame God for urban floods, or climate change
19/10/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Not only big cities like HCM City and Hanoi, but also smaller cities such as Hai Phong, Hai Duong, Da Nang, Can Tho, and Vinh Long are having more floods whenever it rains.


 
Social News 30/9
30/09/2015 (GMT+7)
 Police arrest women with rare turtles in luggage, Rumours hit big-drumstick chicken trademark, Funding shortage hinders Viet Nam HIV/AIDS fight, Thousands live in danger of floods, Thanh Hoa to fight against child marriage

Mekong Delta farmers warned climate change to affect livelihood
24/09/2015 (GMT+7)
If there are no reasonable solutions to adapt to climate change, Mekong River Delta residents will have to scale down their agricultural production in the near future, or go bankrupt because of lack of materials for production.


 
Floods kill four in Nghe An
22/09/2015 (GMT+7)
 Floods caused by torrential rains over the past few days killed four people in the central province of Nghe An as of September 21, the provincial Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Search-and-Rescue reported.

HCM City struggles to cope with record rainfall, floods
21/09/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Heavy rain continued to flood parts of southern HCM City last Saturday as the city's billion dollars worth of anti-flooding infrastructure could not drain the water out fast enough.


 

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