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Rao Trang 3 accident suggests a reconsideration of small hydropower projects

Hydropower is meant to not only generate renewable energy but also contain floods and regulate water currents. Yet aside from the pros, it has its cons which are deforestation, population resettlement and adverse effects on the natural aquatic environment, to name but a few.Human impacts ...

Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far

The death toll during recent severe flooding in the central region reached 84 while 38 others were missing as of 6pm of October 18, reported the Office of the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. The devastated flooding, which has lasted for more ...

Woman takes leaf out of Mother Nature’s book to protect eroding riverbanks

A Vietnamese woman is showing how to prevent landslides and erosion along rivers by growing trees in the central province of Quang Nam. Vu Thi My Hanh has returned to the way nature showed us to create embankments held together by the roots of plants in ...

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Landslides in Mekong Delta could lead to serious flooding

There are 562 landslide spots in Mekong Delta with total length of over 786 kilometers, according to the General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control.Keep reading   ...

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