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Severe drought takes heavy toll on Vietnamese province

Severe drought takes heavy toll on Vietnamese province

Monday, April 09, 2018, 10:40 GMT+7
A herd of starving cows desperately look for food and water.
A herd of starving cows desperately look for food and water.
Chamaléa Thi Xuat pushes a roll of straw back to her home in order to feed her cows.
Chamaléa Thi Xuat pushes a roll of straw back to her home in order to feed her cows.
Sheep eat grass at the bottom of the Ong Kinh Lake.
Sheep eat grass at the bottom of the Ong Kinh Lake.
The Phuoc Nhon Lake in Phuoc Trung Commune, Bac Ai District is drying up due to severe drought.
The Phuoc Nhon Lake in Phuoc Trung Commune, Bac Ai District is drying up due to severe drought.
A herd of sheep in Ninh Thuan Province
A herd of sheep in Ninh Thuan Province
Le Thi Hong hunts for crabs and shells in a puddle of water inside Phuoc Nhon Lake.
Le Thi Hong hunts for crabs and shells in a puddle of water inside Phuoc Nhon Lake.
A resident pumps water out of a pond he had dug.
A resident pumps water out of a pond he had dug.
A pregnant sheep dies of the lack of water and food.
A pregnant sheep dies of the lack of water and food.
A man rides his motorbike in the middle of Ong Kinh Lake.
A man rides his motorbike in the middle of Ong Kinh Lake.
A resident in the south-central Vietnamese province of Ninh Thuan pumps water out of a drying lake. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A resident in the south-central Vietnamese province of Ninh Thuan pumps water out of a drying lake. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Numerous pumps are set up to collect water from the drying Ong Kinh Lake in Ninh Hai District.
Numerous pumps are set up to collect water from the drying Ong Kinh Lake in Ninh Hai District.

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