Upstream dams on the Mekong and excessive sand mining have been blamed for the dire situation
Some provinces do not have enough specialists in areas such as tuberculosis and mental health
Weather conditions have been harsh recently, but things may get worse
The two projects are expected to benefit 420,000 people in Can Tho City and 1.2 million people in nine...
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Around 1.2 million people in the Mekong Delta will benefit from the project
The lack of silt has seriously affected cultivation and caused erosion in Vietnam’s rice basket.
Any big supply disruption can be extremely sensitive.
Up to 6,000 farmers Ben Tre will receive cash grants to buy food and water supplies for their animals
The delta, Vietnam's major farming region, is suffering from severe drought and saltwater intrusion
Regional countries are urged to work together and share the common resources
An United Nations agency estimates that Southeast Asia's trade in heroin and methamphetamine was worth $31 billion in 2013.
China "hopes it can be of help in alleviating the drought downstream".
30 percent of the winter-spring rice crop is now under threat