Illegal Dredging Causes Major Problems, Vietnam

Vietnam, sand dredgers. Photo source: ©© t-dawg


Unchecked and illegal sand dredging have been attributed to severe landslide on March 21, that washed away three houses into the Dong Nai River, in the South Central Coastal region of Vietnam.

“The agencies are investigating the cause of frequent landslides along the banks of the Dong Nai River, but with over 10 companies involved in sand dredging in the area, the possibility of it being sole cause of recurring landslides is very high..”

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