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Reducing the impacts of natural hazards on vulnerable communities and countries through sound environmental management policies and approaches in disaster risk reduction.

Viet Nam: Climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods in Mekong Delta

10 Jun 2016, WBG

The World Bank has recently approved $310 million to help Viet Nam build climate resilience and ensure sustainable livelihoods of 1.2 million people living in nine Mekong Delta provinces affected by climate change, salinity intrusion, coastal erosion, and flooding. The approved Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project supports better climate-smart planning and improved climate resilience of land and water management practices.


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.1 [PDF, 104Kb]Disaster risk reduction is an integral objective of environment related policies and plans, including for land use natural resource management and adaptation to climate change
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk

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