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February 25th, 2013
Vietnam Integrates Climate Change Adaptation into Land-use Planning

“Ho Chi Minh city is identified as one of the 10 cities most susceptible to the effects of climate change. At the present time, climate change has manifested itself in apparent abnormal weather phenomena: increased rainfall, higher tides and more severe flooding during rainy seasons, while more blistering heat in sunny seasons”, said Dao Anh Kiet, director of Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE-HCM)cum Deputy of Central Steering Committee for Climate Change Adaptation of Ho Chi Minh city, in a recent conference on land-use planning, which was attended by experts from the Federal Republic of Germany. Read More