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Section: General News - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to fund more than VND1 trillion (US$54 million) for 51 provinces to upgrade their dyke and embankment systems to combat future floods.
The decision is drawn from the plans of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and local demand to improve their dyke projects.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Devel-opment's Dike Management Department said that nearly 30 out of the 51 provinces are in the central and southern areas which are most directly affected by heavy rains, high tides and floods.
The most vulnerable localities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta include Can Tho, Long An, Soc …