Weather conditions have been harsh recently, but things may get worse
USAID is working with the Vietnam Red Cross to provide water containers, saltwater filtration systems and water purification tablets
Around 1.2 million people in the Mekong Delta will benefit from the project
Salination has delayed planting of the summer-autumn crop, and planting of the third crop could be threatened by seasonal floods...
Two million of Vietnamese are struggling with a lack of water and food as drought and saltwater intrusion hit many...
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The country's 10 national parks are famed for their huge populations of elephants, lions, rhinos, leopards and buffalos.
Up to 6,000 farmers Ben Tre will receive cash grants to buy food and water supplies for their animals
"Imagine working in a shoe manufacturer in Vietnam or a clothing factory in Bangladesh when it is 35 degrees Celsius."
In southern and central regions two million people lack water while 1.1 million need food support
Many sections of the Red River dried up in recent years as there were no effective plans to store water
River is lowest in a century after worst dry spell in 90 years
The record heat has destroyed hundreds of thousands of hectares of crop and aquaculture farms
Farmers in Vietnam's Mekong Delta rice bowl are struggling to survive due to prolong drought and salt water intrusion
The Central Highlands can lose 160,000 hectares or coffee and black pepper worth $22.3 million