PSNews - Lieutenant General Bui Van Thanh, Deputy Minister of Public Security signed Official Dispatch No 03, requiring all public security forces to proactively respond to the 2017’s 2nd storm.
Lieutenant General Bui Van Thanh, as head of the Steering Committee for Climate Change Response, Disaster Prevention and Rescue under the Ministry of Public Security, signed the dispatch on July 16.
The dispatch was sent to the steering committees for climate change response, disaster prevention and recue of the General Departments, High Commands, the fire police departments of provinces from Quang Ninh to Quang Ngai and other Northern and North Central Coast provinces, North Central Coast.
|Police officers helping people in floods. Photo for illustration.
To actively respond to possible floods and rains, the Steering Committee for Climate Change Response, Disaster Prevention and Rescue under the Ministry of Public Security asks all above mentioned units to:
Strictly implement dispatch 19 / CD-TW issued on July 15, 2017 by the Permanent Office of the Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention, and the Office of the National Committee for Search and Rescue; and directions of local authorities in response to storms, rains, floods and landslides.
Closely monitor developments of rains and floods from the mass media to actively coordinate with relevant units in ensuring safety for people and assets.
Coordinate with local authorities and functional forces to provide necessities to people and conduct search for missing.
Direct traffic forces to support people in water-logged roads and dangerous areas.
Implement plan to protect documents, means and working facilities of the public security forces safely.
Relevant units to be on 24/24h duty and to periodically report the Permanent office of the Steering Committee for Climate Change Respond, Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue on the local situation and developments of the storm and other related national disasters in the locality.By Phung Nguyen