Viet Nam: Drought: 2016/01
|Country or District||Viet Nam|
|Outline||Since January, severe drought and saltwater intrusion has significantly affected the livelihood, food security and water supply of nearly 1.8 million people across all provinces in SouthCentral, Central Highlands and Mekong Delta regions.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
UN Country Team in Viet Nam 2016/04/14
Viet Nam: Drought and Saltwater Intrusion Situation Update No. 2 (as of 14 April 2016)
International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies 08/04/2016
The water levels of Mekong River and other main rivers in Mekong Delta are at the lowest recorded in 90 years.
International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies 04/04/2016
Saltwater intrusion has affected fifty percent of the Mekong Delta region, reaching 70-90 kilometer inland, 20-25 kilometers further than seasonal averages.
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs 2016/03/28
Affected: 1,800,000 people
UN Country Team in Viet Nam 2016/03/24
Viet Nam: Drought and Saltwater Intrusion Situation Update No. 1 (as of 24 March 2016)