Mekong Delta Provinces gear up to face flood season (The National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting , Vietnam )

Mekong Delta Provinces gear up to face flood season (The National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting , Vietnam )

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19 June 2012
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Provinces in the Mekong Delta are taking steps and implementing measures to deal with flooding in the coming months, and minimise loss of human lives and property.

In Dong Thap Province, more than 100 landslide-prone spots along the Tien and Hau Rivers threaten hundreds of households living in the vicinity. So far, 540 households have been moved from danger zones to safer flood-proof residential camps. However, more than 1,200 households are still to be temporarily relocated to safer areas before flooding occurs.

Unfortunately, a few districts like Thanh Binh and Hong Ngu Districts in Dong Thap Province have already run out of funds to safeguard their residents. >> More

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