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Highway stretch collapses into Mekong river four days after cracking

A 40-meter section of National Highway 91 fell into the Hau River, a branch of the Mekong, on Wednesday morning. The highway and the soil beneath in Binh My Commune in An Giang Province’s Chau Phu District slipped into the river after a crack opened up ...

Cuu Long

Vietnam says 'urgent measures' needed to combat Mekong Delta erosion

Six provinces in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region have been scrambling to battle the severe erosion of the sprawling river and coastal network, with some areas now requiring “urgent measures”, state media said on Tuesday. The provinces, Long An, An Giang, Dong Thap, Ben Tre, Soc Trang ...

Erosion incidents increase in Mekong Delta

The amount of silt and sediment flowing down the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta has been decreasing, while the erosion of riverbanks and coastlines around the area is becoming more serious. Keep reading ...

Mekong delta provinces want more funds to tackle erosion

Ca Mau and Kien Giang Provinces seek greater government assistance for building embankments and planting protective mangrove forests. Keep reading ...

Mekong Delta erosion incidents increase

Landslides along riverbanks and the coast in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta have been increasing as local authorities continue to struggle to find solutions amid a budget shortage. Last month, more than 10 erosion incidents occurred in the Delta, including in Cà Mau, Hậu Giang and ...

Erosion swallows five houses in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

Five houses along a river in Can Tho City were washed away while another 14 partly collapsed on Monday morning as erosion continues to attack Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. The eroded area stretches 55 meters (180 feet) long and 10 meters wide along the O Mon River. Keep ...

Erosion attacks yet another part of Vietnam’s Mekong delta

Can Tho is aware of the situation and has been working on a project to prevent erosion but the city is still one step behind the nature’s rage. Keep reading ...

Cuu Long

National Mekong Committee urged to promote role in regional growth

The Vietnam National Mekong Committee should promote its role in the growth of the Mekong Delta and Central Highlands regions, stated Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha, Chairman of the Committee at a meeting in An Giang on December 8.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vĩnh Long declares state of natural disasters

The People’s Committee of the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Vĩnh Long on Monday declared state of natural disasters level 1 (the lowest level) due to land erosion.Keep reading ...

Viet Nam News Staff

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