Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has announced emergency funding of VND15 trillion ($670 million) to combat the affects of drought and salinity in the Mekong Delta.
Vietnam plans to publicize information about air quality in 19 cities across the country in 2017.
The strongest El Nino in nearly 20 years, which has damaged crop production in Asia and caused food shortages, has ended, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said on Tuesday.
The Japanese government has pledged a $2.5 million grant to support Vietnam’s fight against the worst drought and salinity it has experienced in almost a century.
The World Bank (WB) has approved a $310 million loan to help Vietnam tackle climate change and ensure the sustainable livelihoods of local residents in the Mekong Delta.
If nothing's done, "the [Mekong] delta's agricultural production will be exhausted in the next three years."
Police in Hanoi rescued a shipment of wild animals on June 14 following a loris-for-sale Facebook advertisement.