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Resources mobilized to resolve subsidence in the Mekong Delta

by VTV420 May 2018 Last updated at 13:07 PM

VTV.vn - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc decided to use about 66 million US dollars from the central budget for localities in the Mekong Delta to come up with a resolution for land subsidence and erosion.

He also approved using 44 million US dollars from the fund for medium-term public project investments. Moreover, the Prime Minister agreed to add 36 million US dollars from the World Bank loan to establish a fund for climate change mitigation in the Mekong Delta. The delta currently has 562 cases of riverbank subsidence with a total length of 786 kilometers. 148 of those kilometers need an immediate resolution to ensure the safety of the locals and their assets.

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