Now, to add to these concerns, hanoi's air pollution was so bad on wednesday that the capital became the second-most polluted city in the world, according to a global air quality index specifically, the air quality index (aqi) in hanoi yesterday morning read 245, indicating very unhealthy levels of smog, reports vnexpress. Pham duy hien, an expert on pollution who is also an adviser to the swiss-vietnamese clean air program, a government-linked environmental project, says hanoi and ho chi minh city have pm10 levels. Environmental pollution in vietnam is at alarming rate vietnam is ranked 79th — the lower part in the middle group but actually vietnam display even worse, water pollution and air pollution affect to people health.
Access the real-time, historical and forecast air quality index (aqi) in vietnam. Please note that the us epa's aqi includes air pollution in the form of both gases and particles, but us embassies use particle pollution as an overall indicator for air quality for more information on aqi and how it is calculated, please click here. Presents the effects of environmental pollution, the impact of air pollution on the ecology and the life of people the results of the paper contribute to improving people's awareness of environmental protection and also offer some solutions to reduce environmental pollution in vietnam.
Hoang duong tung, the deputy director of the vietnam environment administration, said traffic and industrial activities are major sources of air pollution in hanoi and hcmc the problem in ha long comes from coal mining and thermal power plants. Every year, vietnam loses 5 percent of gdp due to pollution last year, hanoi topped the list of the most polluted cities in south east asia a research study by yale university found that vietnam's pm25 index (fine dust with particles smaller than 25 micrometers) ranked 170th out of 180 surveyed countries. Pollution in many cities in viet nam especially in ho chi minh city not only air pollution, but also water, ground water and waste pollution are now serious problems that have to be tackled.
Causes of water pollution in vietnam ngoc lien nguyen vietnam, a southeast asian country, is located downstream of some major rivers, so vietnam has a vast river network. Estimation of pollution in vietnam, using perception result of survey about air pollution, water pollution, greens and parks satisfaction, light and noise pollution, etc. —as vietnam's economy has boomed in recent decades, so too have pollution levels in its major cities, with experts concerned that air pollution could pose a major public health concern.
Air pollution in vietnam is not only a major concern for expats living in ho chi minh city, locals are also starting to see the difference in the air quality as well and it has gained more media attention. Air pollution vietnam is a rapidly developing country, with over 95 million people as of 2017  rapid development combined with deforestation, few or nonexistent vehicle emission standards, polluting gasoline motorbikes, and poor urban planning have caused poor air quality in major cities. People in hanoi and throughout the southeast asian country of vietnam are starting to wake up and realize the gravity of the country's air pollution problem, nguy thi khanh told an air quality.
Air quality is acceptable however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor exertion. Pollution - vietnam --- i thought it was pretty clean in hcmc and hanoi wait to you go to a large chinese city manila is not bad in comparison to china, though imo worse than vn maybe you are sensitive to the bad air bangkok - is the air dirty there i've never ever noticed it - again comparison china. The us consulate general ho chi minh city has installed an air quality monitor to measure pm 25 particulates as an indication of the air quality at the consulate compound at 4 le duan street in district 1 of the city.