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Solutions needed to ease Mekong Delta flooding

Mau Than street in Can Tho city in the Mekong Delta is flooded during high tides

Local authorities in the Mekong Delta are taking serious measures to prevent flooding caused by high tides during the annual flood season in the area. The delta’s provinces, and especially Can Tho city, have been severely affected by high tides over the past few days. Many roads in the inner …

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Measures needed to help Mekong Delta farmers cope with floods

Farmer in Long An Province’s Khanh Hung Commune harvest linh fish during the flooding season.

More breakthrough solutions are needed to help farmers in the Mekong Delta cope with unpredictably rising water levels, according to experts. This year, floodwaters caused by heavy rains and water of the Mekong River have been rising at alarming levels, submerging thousands of hectares of rice and crops and causing …

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