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January 18th, 2011
Vietnam Flood Forecasting Needs More Funds

The technology is available for flood-mapping in Viet Nam but little progress has been made due to a lack of capital to pursue the project, says Professor Nguyen Dinh Duong, head of the Institute of Geography’s Department of Environmental Information Study and Analysis. Duong pointed to the small number of existing flood maps, which had limited reliability and value, noting that no single flood forecasting map had yet been made. Read More