Dyke breaches, farmers rush to save rice paddies

Dyke breaches, farmers rush to save rice paddies

Despite efforts to fortify the dyke following recent downpours by hundreds of adult members of a village and military soldiers in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak who have been working relentlessly over the past days, a section of dyke in the field in Quang Dien Commune breached and the field was inundated yesterday.

HCMC to build seven reservoirs to tackle inundation

HCMC to build seven reservoirs to tackle inundation

The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control Program  and related agencies evaluated the effectiveness of the reservoir proposing in building seven underground reservoirs using Japanese Cross-Wave technology yesterday.

 

Deputy Chairman Tran Vinh Tuyen (Photo: SGGP)

District gov'ts put down canal encroachment

Deputy Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen asked relevant agencies to completely ban canal encroachment narrowing of water flows; subsequently leading to inundation.
Flooded street Le Duc Tho in Go Vap District  (Photo: SGGP)

Public concerned about chronic inundation in rainy season

Flooding was seen everywhere in Ho Chi Minh City after the downpours yesterday, city dwellers worried that inundation would get worse during this year’s rainy season as the VND10 trillion (US$438.5 million) project on flood management measures has been halted indefinitely to wait for completion of related paper formalities.