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Chapter 2: Climate change and natural disaster (Excerpt from National environmental assessment report - period from 2011-2015)

Vietnam was one of the most vulnerable countries to the effects of climage change, reflecting in the increase in number and level of extreme natural disasters (typhoon, heavy rain, flood, drought, high fllood tide, etc.). Climate change also results in damages to water resource and sea level rise. Effects climate change have influences negatively economic development, human's life and environment. As a consequence of climate change, in the period from 2011 to 2015, natural disasters have become more extreme and reached a number of records, such as: scorching hot weather from Nothern region to Central Southern region; fheavy rain in Quang Ninh; land erosions and slides, soil salinization, water scarcity,... These natural disasters caused severe damage on human's life, public health, the economy, as well as the environment.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • Vietnamese
Topics Climate change
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Viet Nam
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Centre For Environmental Monitoring Portal Agency: Center For Environmental Monitoring - General Environment Address: No. 556, Nguyen Van Cu - Hanoi - Vietnam. Phone: 84.04.3577 1816 * Fax: 84.04.3577 1855 Email :

Author (corporate) Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Co-author (individual) Kim Quang Minh (MSc); Do Thi Phuong Hoa (MSc), Dao Thi Hau (MSc)
Publication place Hanoi, Vietnam
Publisher Vietnam Publishing House of Natural resources, environment and cartography
Publication date 2016
Pagination 12
Keywords báo cáo hiện trạng môi trường,thiên tai,biến đổi khí hậu,giai đoạn 2011-2015,environmental assesment report,natural disaster,period 2011-2015
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Date modified October 23, 2018, 09:37 (UTC)