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Social capital, livelihood diversification and households' resilience to floods in the Vietnamese Mekong River Delta

Nguyen, Van Kien

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Floods are a familiar and frequent feature of life in the Vietnamese Mekong River Delta (MRD). Although floods bring hardship to people, they also bring environmental benefits forsustaining rural livelihoods. People in the MRD have experienced the impacts of floods for hundreds of years since the sparse population settled in the MRD during the 19th Century. In some years, the flood is 'big' or 'small', but it is 'moderate' in most years. Some people are 'winners' while others are 'losers' ...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/156298
DOI: 10.25911/5d514bf31f1aa

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