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Mekong Delta grapples with erosion, subsidence

Mekong Delta grapples with erosion, subsidence

Erosion and subsidence along canals, rivers and coasts have been severe in many areas in the Mekong Delta and local authorities are struggling to raise funds for works to prevent them.

Erosion eats away at HCMC land mass

Erosion eats away at HCMC land mass

Erosion keeps swallowing chunk after chunk of Vietnam's southern metropolis, but its remedial and prevention work is yet to keep pace.

Will the Mekong Delta sink by 2100?

Will the Mekong Delta sink by 2100?

The Mekong Delta loses 300 hectares of land each year because of river and coastline erosion, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Experts speak out over Han River property projects

Experts speak out over Han River property projects

Experts, scientists and architects agreed that a construction boom along the Han River in Da Nang city over past decade had impacted on the river flow, erosion and floods, and could result in environmental tragedy in the future.

Ben Tre faces serious coast erosion

Ben Tre faces serious coast erosion

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre’s Con Bung area in Thanh Hai commune, Thanh Phu district has suffered from serious erosion that causes heavy land loss and seriously affects the living conditions and production of locals.

Erosion risk in central Quang Tri province

Erosion risk in central Quang Tri province

A reservoir embankment in central Quang Tri province is at high risk of breaching, threatening the safety of 3,000 local residents who live below the reservoir.

Mekong Delta struggles with erosion

Mekong Delta struggles with erosion

The Mekong Delta region, home to about 18 million people, is Vietnam’s largest agriculture hub. However, the region faces serious erosion in river and sea banks due to climate change and human factors.

Unusually strong tides erode coastal land

Unusually strong tides erode coastal land

Hundred metres of land along rivers and coastlines have been destroyed by unusually strong winds and waves, combined with rising tides in the southernmost province of Ca Mau.