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Février 2012

World Bank Supports Vietnam to Tackle its Climate Change Challenges

3 February 2012

WASHINGTON, February 2, 2012 -The World Bank Board of Directors today approved the Vietnam Climate Change Development Policy Operation, the first of a series of three operations to support the development and adoption of priority actions to strengthen policies, strategies and institutions needed to respond to Climate Change.


Vietnam is one of the most vulnerable countries affected by climate change, in particular to floods, storms, and sea-level rise. Climate change poses a significant threat to economic, social and human development, as well as the environment in the country.