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Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment : executive summary (English)

The development objective of the Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project for Vietnam is to support the implementation of the government dam safety program by improving the safety of prioritized dams and reservoirs as well as to protect people and assets of the downstream communities. Some of the negative measures and impacts include: (i) avoidance of construction activities at night; (ii) excess embankment materials to be disposed of in the designated landfill which is situated on a naturally depressed area; (iii) fuel and used oils to be contained in barrels and stored in designated area; (iv) temporary detours may be established to avoid weak bridges; (v) provide alternative source of water during construction; (vi) domestic and kitchen waste to be discharged into a soak pit; (vii) installation of warning signs and notices of off limits; (viii) install the sewer grates in the drainage ditch; (ix) unused chemical and petroleum should be wrapped carefully before transporting to the qualified store; (x) most of the activities that upgrading the dam, drain water should be carried in the dry season; and (xi) orientate workers how to prevent infectious diseases such as HIV and AIDS, other social evils such as gambling, whoredom, and theft.

Details

  • Author

    Tuyet Thi

  • Document Date

    2015/07/01

  • Document Type

    Environmental Assessment

  • Report Number

    SFG1121

  • Volume No

    2

  • Total Volume(s)

    13 (See all volumes)

  • Country

    Vietnam,

  • Region

    East Asia and Pacific,

  • Disclosure Date

    2017/01/24

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Environmental and social impact assessment : executive summary

  • Keywords

    dam storage;Environmental and Social Impact Assessment;health and safety risk;demand for water supply;Environmental and Social Monitor;lack of water supply;large quantity of water;construction site;loss of land;irrigation service area;loss of crop;loss of life;irrigation water supply;grievance redress mechanism;water holding capacity;social and environmental;dam safety standards;reliable water supply;domestic water supply;improving dam safety;extreme weather event;lack of food;severe weather events;short term impact;panel of expert;compensation of damage;land use right;ethnic minority household;water supply activity;proper waste disposal;canal and drainage;rehabilitation of reservoir;water storage capacity;dams and reservoirs;detailed engineering design;loss of income;environmental protection measures;loss of vegetation;excess water flow;water supply capacity;emergency preparedness plan;reservoir storage capacity;intensive agricultural production;environmental protection criterion;loss of asset;construction activities;affected households;land area;land acquisition;

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Tuyet Thi

Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment : executive summary (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/913371468340838292/Environmental-and-social-impact-assessment-executive-summary