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Viet Nam

Elite rice to combat flooding in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

24 Sep 2014, CCAFS

'Over the last 30 years, Vietnamese farmers have adapted their farms and water management systems to suit the environment. But recent and forecast agro-hydrological changes, especially salt water intrusion caused by rising sea levels, threaten farming and social systems now more than ever'...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1980 9,027,174
Storm 1980 6,624,710
Flood 2000 5,000,004
Storm 1989 4,635,762
Flood 1999 3,504,412
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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