Vietnam: Infrastructure development to adapt to climate change by 2050

Vietnam: Infrastructure development to adapt to climate change by 2050
Nguyễn Thị Diễm My

On July 26, 2022, the Prime Minister of Vietnam issued Decision 896/QD-TTg approving national strategy on climate change post 2050.

According to the Decision in Vietnam, improving the resilience and adaptive capacity of natural, economic, and social systems to ensure sustainable livelihoods includes:

Carry out an assessment of impacts, losses, and damages due to climate change in planning and investment in infrastructure development based on disaster risk zoning and climate change scenarios in Vietanm.

Focus on the synchronous development of economic and social infrastructure systems, with an emphasis on multi-purpose and inter-regional projects; improve sector resilience and adaptability to climate change.

Build, upgrade, and renovate urban infrastructure, concentrated residential areas, industrial zones, and coastal and island resettlement areas in Vietnam.

Develop urban areas, coastal urban areas, marine tourism centers, eco-tourism sites, historical and cultural relics, and urban flood control in the context of climate change and sea level rise in Vietnam.

From now to 2030:

Prioritize the construction of green infrastructure and urban greenery development, upgrade the drainage system, and prevent flooding in large urban centers and coastal urban areas in Vietnam.

Develop and complete the expressway network and the inter-regional transport system.

Complete critical infrastructure projects, particularly those related to natural disaster prevention, flood prevention, saltwater intrusion, freshwater storage for daily life and production, and flood control in major cities.

Build a number of large multi-purpose reservoirs in drought and water-scarce areas to effectively ensure socio-economic development.

For destals, see Vietnam's Decision 896/QD-TTg effective from July 26, 2022.


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