VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 12 made an inspection of the northern province of Ninh Binh for a check of local dykes as the locality suffered from serious deluge over the past few days.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has ordered relevant agencies to conscientiously maintain the dyke system and supervise flood developments in the Hong (Red) River basin multi-reservoir operation.
A mural painting on flowers and tropical trees by painters from the Tan Hanoi Art Company has been completed at Da Nang International Airport.
The Chairman of Bac Lieu People’s Committee Duong Thanh Trung discussed protecting sea dykes from erosion with relevant authorities on March 2.
As many as 13 contraventions of the Dyke Law have been reported in Hanoi so far this year, according to the municipal Department on Agriculture and Rural Development.
Two sea dykes in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu have been badly damaged by high tides, huge waves and strong winds, threatening the lives and properties of local residents.
The central coastal city of Da Nang has approved a 2.1km sea dyke project in the Lien Chieu District with a total investment of 200 billion VND (nearly 9 million USD) in an effort to prevent coastal erosion due to rising sea level and climate change.
The central city of Danang plans to decorate a 1.5km concrete sea dyke wall with paintings and ceramic mosaics from 2016-17, creating an art space and tourist attraction.
Government leaders scrutinised the preparations for storm Dianmu, the third of this year, in the northern and north central localities on August 19.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Red River Delta province of Thai Binh to boost the application of technology in agriculture and pay atention to environmental protection alongside socio-economic development.
The impact of climate change and a rise in sea levels has accelerated the erosion of sea dykes in the Mekong Delta, with the southernmost province of Ca Mau being the most vulnerable.
About 100 kilometres of sea embankment in the south central province of Binh Thuan will be built at an estimated capital of VND3.5 trillion (US$159 million).
A 12-metre section of ceramic mosaic mural on Au Co Dyke Road, Hanoi, designed by a group of Venezuelan youngsters has been recently inaugurated.
The Hanoi People's Committee will spend more than VND141 billion (US$6.7 million) from its spare budget to upgrade dykes and irrigation systems in the city, said the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
(VOV) - Northern coastal provinces are bracing themselves for tropical storm Jebi which is forecast to make landfall early on August 3.
(VOV) -Economic losses caused by natural disasters in Vietnam during 2008-2012 accounted for 1.5% of the country’s GDP, up 0.5% compared to the figure reported in the 2003-2007 period.
(VOV) - The visiting Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Building, Martin Lidegaard, inspected two Danish-funded climate change adaptation projects n the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on November 9.
State President Truong Tan Sang on April 7 made a fact finding trip to inspect the dyke network in the Mekong Delta provinces.
The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau has allocated almost VND1,000 billion for the construction of a 78-km sea dyke, from Dom Doi to Nam Can in the eastern part of the province.
The Mekong Delta region needs VND2,310 billion to upgrade its dyke system to cope with rising sea levels, according to the Southern Irrigation Planning Institute.