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‘Breakthrough solution’ needed to mitigate Mekong Delta flooding

Local authorities in the Mekong Delta are taking serious measures to prevent flooding caused by high tides during the annual flood season in the area. The delta’s provinces, and especially Can Tho City, have been severely affected by high tides over the past few days. Keep ...

Mekong Delta fights high-tide flooding

The local authorities in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta are taking steps to mitigate the impact of flooding caused by high tides during the annual flood season. The delta’s provinces and Can Tho City have been severely affected by high tides over the past few days. Keep reading ...

NGOs Lambaste Myanmar Government For Failure to Issue Flood Warning

NGOS and a local government disaster management worker took the Myanmar government to task on Thursday for failing to issue a warning that a breach in a spillway of the Swar dam in Bago region would flood dozens of villages, a day after the catastrophe ...

Mekong flooding continues to disrupt roads

As flooding continues to take its toll on provinces along the Mekong River and beyond, traffic on a busy national road leading to the coastal province of Preah Sihanouk has been disrupted, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said. Ministry spokesperson Chan Yutha told ...

Thousands displaced by flooding of Mekong

Nearly 1,000 families residing in provinces along the Mekong River had been evacuated to safe areas as of Tuesday, while 1,133 houses in Kratie province had been inundated, according to provincial authorities. The water levels in the provinces had risen significantly, they said, leading schools ...

Flooding remains severe in HCMC despite huge investment

HCMC is struggling with worsening flood issues despite huge spending on anti-flood projects over the years, said a recent conclusion signed by chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong on illegal land reclamation on the city’s drainage systems. A lot of streets in the city are submerged after heavy ...

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