Mekong Delta province works to prevent coastal erosion

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang is devising measures to prevent coastal erosion, which has become more serious due to climate change and socio-economic activities. Director of the provincial Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Dang Duc said 36 coastal erosion have occurred in the locality since the beginning of this year, causing the loss of 4,414 square metres of land and affecting 49 houses and other facilities. Total economic losses were estimated at more than 4.2 billion VND.

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