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Việt Nam effectively curbs impacts of drought, saline intrusion in Mekong Delta

Mekong Delta provinces have experienced the most severe drought and saline intrusion ever in the dry season 2019-2020 but the negative impacts on agriculture production and daily life were minimised significantly thanks to effective measures, a top official has said.About 96,000 households had their water supply ...

Rural residents in Mekong Delta need access to clean water

All residents in rural areas of the Mekong Delta must have access to clean water, Nguyen Hoang Hiep, deputy minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said at a seminar held in Soc Trang province on May 27. About 96,000 households with a total of 430,000 people ...

Programme to provide clean water for mountainous areas

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a programme on searching for underground water resources to supply mountainous areas and areas facing shortages of water.The programme will be implemented in 41 provinces, including 15 in the Northern region, 11 in the North Central and South ...

Drought, water shortages pose a big threat

Professor Trần Thục, chairman of the Vietnam Association of Meteorology and Hydrology, told the Voice of Việt Nam (VOV) online newspaper that Vietnamese central provinces are likely to suffer from severe drought and salt intrusion in the 2019-20 dry season. From the onset of 2019, the National Centre for ...

Hanoi likely to face water shortage in summer

Even though the city’s pumping system has been upgraded, it still can’t keep up with rapid urbanisation and water shortages are looming over many districts in Hanoi.  Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Hydro-meteorological activities crucial for disaster risk reduction

The significant role of the hydro-meteorological sector in eliminating natural disasters was spotlighted at a ceremony held in Hanoi on March 22 in response to World Meteorological Day and World Water Day. []As Vietnam is on the list of the nations that are facing a water ...

VNA Reporter

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