27 Nov 20 Vietnamnews Source South-East Asia has long endured severe droughts, which occur on average every five years. The prolonged 2015 and 2018 droughts were the worst on record for two decades. They simultaneously affected more than 70 per cent of the land area, with over 325 million peopl...
 05 Oct 20 VNExpress Source The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has developed a plan to respond to drought, water shortage, and saline intrusion in the dry season in late-2020 and early-2021, a conference held by the provincial People's Committee on October 5 heard. Soc Trang braces aga...
16 August 20 Vietnamnet Global Source Ninh Thuan is the driest province in the country. Severe droughts have been affecting the locality over many years, causing serious damage to agricultural production. Scientists say the average annual rainfall in Ninh Thuan is just 1,000 mm and rains are mo...
06 August 20 VN Express Source Farmers in the Mekong Delta are chopping down hundreds of hectares of durian trees that were lost to drought and saltwater intrusion. For years Le Van Thoi has earned VND600-800 million ($25,800-34,400) a year from his durian farm in Cai Lay Town in Tien Giang Pro...
 03 July 20 Vietnamplus Source The People's Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has decided to provide relief worth more than 40 billion VND (1.7 million USD) to more than 28,000 farming households to revive agriculture, which was severely affected by drought and saltwater i...
 22 June 20 Vietnam News Source LONG AN — Mekong Delta provinces have experienced the most severe drought and saline intrusion ever in the dry season 2019-2020 but the negative impacts on agriculture production and daily life were minimised significantly thanks to effective measures, ...
 21 June 20 Saigon Giai Phong Online Source Saltwater intrusion and drought had damaged 16,500 hectares of winter rice crop grown on shrimp-farming land in Ca Mau Province last year; of which, 14,000 hectares of winter rice had been completely lost.  Around 41,900 hectares of the wint...
 17 June 20 Vietnamnet Global Source Extreme low flows and extensive flooding of different communities along the Mekong River last year and an increasing number of droughts that have occurred in many parts of the region in recent years are among the signs that the Mekong region is fac...
 03 June 20 Vietnamplus Souce Recent research from experts at the German Foundation for Science and Politics (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik - SWP) highlighted shortcomings in managing the Mekong River's water resources. Berlin (VNA) - Recent research from experts at the German Foundati...
31 May 20 Vietnamnet Global Source  The central province of Ninh Thuan experienced a historic drought between November 15, 2019, until May 26 this year.Local authorities earlier this month announced a level 3 natural disaster due to drought in the whole province and level 4 (the highe...
Evidences of drought detected in the South Vietnam. Some indication of vegetation stress conditions observed.Further action(s): Continue monitoring & conduct a detailed assessment for further validationPreliminary observations, impact and severity:Evidences of drought detected in South Vietnam n...
 22 May 20 Viet Nam News Source HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has asked authorities in the central region to take action to deal with the prolonged heat wave, drought and saltwater intrusion in the region. The south central and Central Highland regions have witnessed a sharp dec...
08 May 20 Vietnamnet Global Source  The south-central coastal province of Binh Thuan declared a Level 2 emergency on May 7 regarding drought and water shortages. The provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) was ordered to take charge of matters and cooperate with r...
08 May 20 VN Express International Souce Binh Thuan Province has declared a state of emergency after drought affected over 97,000 residents and depleted irrigation water. The declaration, signed by Nguyen Ngoc Hai, chairman of the Binh Thuan Province People's Committee on Thursday, stresse...
 24 April 20 VN Express International Source Tien Giang Province in southern Vietnam plans to spend VND400 billion (nearly $17 million) on a reservoir to store freshwater. The reservoir would provide water for over 800,000 people in times of drought and salt water intrusion, said Nguyen Th...