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Vietnam: Climate change hikes flood risks

VNA: Latest research estimates 39 percent of the Mekong Delta and more than 20 percent of HCM City would be flooded by the end of this century if sea levels rise by one metre. Director of the Vietnam Institute of Meteorology Hydrology and Environment Tran Thuc said that the latest studies on the effects of climate change and rising sea levels also predicted the same problem would affect more than 10 percent of the Red Delta and 2.5 percent of the central region. "The new research is more in depth...