The Mekong Delta has never experienced the difficulties like the current period with tens of thousands of hectares of damaged fruit gardens and downward export due to prolonged drought, saline intrusion and Covid-19 pandemic.
The Standing Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday received financial assistance worth VND 34.6 billion (over US$ 1.46 million) and relief goods from 217 collectives and individuals to support activities against Covid-19, saline intrusion and drought.
The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday warned that the Central region was likely to brace for roasting climate, freshwater shortage and saline intrusion in this year’s dry season like the ongoing weather condition in the Southern region.
Chairwoman of Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in HCMC To Thi Bich Chau yesterday led a mission team to give 1,053 water containers to beneficiaries and poor households in My An Commune in the Mekong Delta Province of Ben Tre.
The People’s Committee in the Mekong Delta Province of Bac Lieu yesterday petitioned the government to allocate VND150 billion (over US$ 6,454,113) on urgently building anti-saline intrusion facilities.