The airport was reportedly hit by severe flooding twice last year
Flooding has been worsened by crumbling civic infrastructure, clogged drains and uncontrolled urban expansion
The $436.65 million project will be developed in three years
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The project aims to protect about 6.5 million people in the downtown area of 570 sq.km from tidal...
"We are eating just one meal a day. Children are falling sick, and doctors are miles away."
Around 6.5 million people are expected to benefit from the ambitious project
Too much pressure on urban infrastructure designed for a fifth of the current population, and too little money
Vehicles struggle through many inundated roads in Ho Chi Minh City after the rain on Wednesday
Rains started around midday on Tuesday and did not stop until early Wednesday morning
Critics however do not think the plan will work and suggest the money be used for better sewers
It will cost $42.3 million and help cut down flooding by 30 percent.