Vulnerability assessment due to the climate change in Vinh Long province

Tuan Ngoc Le, Bang Van Nguyen
2019 Science and Technology Development Journal - Natural Sciences  
This work aimed to assess the vulnerability to the climate change (CC) in Vinh Long province till 2020. Inundation, saltwater intrusion (SI), drought, riverbank landslide, storm, temperature and precipitation were taken into consideration. In addition to the socialogical investigation, risk assessment matrix, adaptive capacity assessment methods, etc. the vulnerability to CC was evaluated via index method. Results showed that among 8 districts in the province, Long Ho, Vung Liem, Vinh Long
more » ... iem, Vinh Long city, and Tam Binh were the most vulnerable. Besides, sectors interested in the relationship to CC include agriculture, infrastructure, and landuse. Indicated vulnerable sectors and areas in the province were important factor for planning suitable coping measures, especially in the context of CC seriously increasing.
doi:10.32508/stdjns.v2i5.792 fatcat:sx3r5wzvdffmram5zmase62i5y