VOV.VN - With the Krong Ana river rising due to localised flooding on August 13, it has hastened the collapse of significant parts of the sea dyke system which is in place in Quang Dien commune of Krong An district in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, threatening the lives and crops of residents.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to spend 180 billion VND (7.74 million USD) of the State budget’s 2018 reserves on sea dyke construction to prevent coastal erosion in the south central province of Binh Thuan.
The central coastal province of Thua Thien-Hue will spend more than VND300 billion to build a sea dyke along the coast from Thuan An to Tu Hien which is threatened by serious erosion.
The southern coastal province of Tien Giang is losing large areas of protective forest due to coast erosion, which threatens the safety of the Go Cong sea dyke.
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.
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).
(VOV) - Northern coastal provinces are bracing themselves for tropical storm Jebi which is forecast to make landfall early on August 3.
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.