VGP – The PM has asked the People’s Committees of provinces in the Northern midland and mountainous region and the North Central Region to focus on overcoming consequences of storms and floods and launch measures to cope with natural disasters.
The Department of Water Resources Management (DWRM) in collaboration with localities to work with authority of border provinces of China on providing flood discharge information of reservoirs for prediction and warning to cope with sudden flood from upstream of transnational rivers.
HÀ NỘI — All of Hòa Bình, Sơn La, Lai Châu and Hội Quảng-Bản Chát hydroelectric plants are operating stably, safely and are ready for the flood season this year, according to experts.
The statement was made at a conference of the science and technology consultancy committee about hydroelectricity safety held on Tuesday in Hà Nội. Chaired by Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngọc Anh, the event aiming to assess hydroelectric plants’ condition was held as floods had caused serious consequences in northern provinces recently.
The Mekong Delta is the largest agricultural production center in the country, contributing 50% of rice, 65% of seafood and 70% of fruit. The richness and development of the Mekong Delta and the Mekong River is facing tremendous challenges from the threat of climate change.
The People's Committee of Quang Ngai province has just approved Decision No. 490/QD-UBND approving the project "Improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change related impacts in Quang Ngai province" funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) through the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).