Mekong Delta life in flooding season

The flooding season offers its own specialties for Mekong Delta residents to earn their living when surrounded by rising water.


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Harvesting water lilies in Dong Thap Muoi (Plain of Reeds)(Photo: VNA)
The business can earn about 400,000 - 500,000 VND (17 - 21 USD) a day.
Water lily stem is used in many local dishes
Linh fish (Henicorhynchus), only found during the flood season, brings a good source of income for locals.
Catching linh fish












Harvesting garlic chives, another specialty in the flood season

Garlic chives earns a farmer from 500,000 to 700,000 VND per day (21 - 30 USD). 

VNA

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