Authorities earmark $3 million to fix Mekong River erosion

The southern province of An Giang has allocated VND70 billion ($3 million) to address erosion caused by a sediment-poor Mekong River branch. The emergency plan, which draws funding from the national budget, will be implemented until the end of next year to counter erosion along the ...

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Mekong River offshoot erodes like a drill

A sediment-poor Mekong River branch cutting through An Giang Province is causing erosion due to rapid water flow. A three kilometer section of Hau River, a branch of the Mekong, is straitened by half in width when passing through An Giang’s Chau Phu District. Besides this natural ...

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Landslides, erosions encircle Mekong Delta

Landslides in the Mekong Delta have occurred in over 560 riverside and coastal areas with a total length of 786 kilometers. These include 42 serious landslide-stricken areas, 148 kilometers in length, that need urgent treatment to save people’s lives and assets. Keep reading ...

Landslides-erosions in Mekong Delta put on map

A map of landslides and erosions along riverbanks and coasts in the Mekong Delta was introduced at a conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in Hanoi on June 18.  Keep reading ...

More capital to be poured into Mekong Delta to address erosions

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to the provision of 1.5 trillion VND (65.9 million USD) from the standby 2018 State budget for Mekong Delta localities to address urgent dyke erosion threatening life and property of local residents. Keep reading ...

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