Rice fields in the Mekong Delta of Southern Vietnam. Photo: Shutterstock Rice fields in the Mekong Delta of Southern Vietnam. Photo: Shutterstock
Rice fields in the Mekong Delta of Southern Vietnam. Photo: Shutterstock

Drought drives Vietnam’s Mekong Delta to declare state of emergency

  • A total of 33,000 hectares of rice fields have been damaged and nearly 70,000 households are suffering from a lack of water
  • Reasons for the drought and salinity intrusion include a lack of rain, growing water consumption and increased water storage in dams

Topic |   Vietnam
Rice fields in the Mekong Delta of Southern Vietnam. Photo: Shutterstock Rice fields in the Mekong Delta of Southern Vietnam. Photo: Shutterstock
Rice fields in the Mekong Delta of Southern Vietnam. Photo: Shutterstock
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