Table 1. Socioeconomic conditions and livelihood activities in the three study sites

Socioeconomic, demographic and flood conditions Selected sub-districts
Phu Duc commune (site1) Thanh My Tay commune (site2) Trung An commune (site3)
Population (number of people) 6,940 25,100 13,606
Population density (persons per sq km) 212 637 194
Households 1,586 5,141 2,362
Land area (ha) 5,170 3,656 1,197
Poverty (%) 11.4 11.5 12.0
Flood depth >2.5 m (over 5 months) 1.5-2.5 m (4-5 months) <1.5 m (<3 months)