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Mekong Delta Region needs urgent measures to cope with landslides

The situation of landslides along riverbanks and coastlines in the Mekong Delta is becoming increasingly severe, while preventive measures are challenging due to a lack of funding.Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has recently signed Decision No. 1162, allocating an additional VND4 trillion (nearly US$164 million) from ...

Translated by Hong Son

Expert explains cause of landslides, advises on prevention measures

Dozens of landslides have occurred across the country since June, with some causing severe consequences and human losses. Associate Professor, Dr Tran Tan Van, former Director of the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), spoke ...

Sustainable sand management helps reduce climate change impact on Mekong Delta

About 40% of the Mekong Delta will disappear by 2100 due to a lack of sediment, and overexploitation of sand is to blame.The alarming data was shared by experts from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Vietnam at a recent seminar titled “Sustainable sand management ...

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