The road leading to Xuan Hoa Commune, Tuyen Hoa District, Quang Binh Province was cut off by floodwater on October 7 (Photo: SGGP)

Flood maroons many areas in Central region

Due to impacts of low pressure troughs, the ongoing downpours have swollen major rivers in the Central region causing floods seperate many parts in the region for the last two days.

A poster warns of subsidence and erosion ahead (Photo: SGGP)

Ca Mau spends US$ 639,094 to fix subsidence, erosion

The Mekong Delta Province of Ca Mai said that the administration has approved VND15 billion (US$639,094) to support Tran Van Thoi District’s subsidence and erosion fixing, the office of the provincial People’s Committee announced yesterday.
Lam Dong halts sand exploitation in Dong Nai River

Lam Dong halts sand exploitation in Dong Nai River

In its written document, the People’s Committee in the highlands province of Lam Dong has directed relevant agencies to stop sand exploitation in the Dong Nai River from January 1.


Ca Mau petitions to fund for resettlement

Ca Mau petitions to fund for resettlement

People’s Committee in the Mekong delta province of Ca Mau has delivered a petition to provide aid for resettlement of 356 households along river that are vulnerable to erosion.

Loss from landslide over $3.9 million

Loss from landslide over $3.9 million

It is estimated that the total losses from landslides in the Mekong delta province of An Giang is VND90 billion ($3.9 million), said the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development this morning.
 
Landslide sweeps five houses in Nha Be

Landslide sweeps five houses in Nha Be

A severe landslide occurred in Ho Chi Minh City’s Nha Be District at 0:30 AM on June 27, sweeping  five houses into Rach Giong –Kinh Lo canal in Hiep Phuoc Ward.
Erosion in My Hoi Dong Commune (photo: SGGP)

Gov’t deals with relocation of residents in eroded areas

Numerous islanders in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have lost their lives, relatives, houses, land and other belongings because of rampant soil erosion that has caused many islands to disappear and difficulties for authorities in Mekong delta provinces in relocation for residents in erosion-plagued villages