PSNews – Chairman of the Binh Dinh District People’s Committee Ho Quoc Dung came and directly checked the situation of rains and floods in Tuy Phuoc and Tay Son districts on December 14th to steer rescue operations.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 18 issued a dispatch asking for greater efforts to rescue operations and settlement of consequences of landslides in the central provinces of Thua Thien – Hue and Quang Tri.
PSNews – The Ministry of Public Security on December 13 issued a new dispatch requiring the public security forces to proactively respond to possible calamities of tropical depression and heavy rain, flash flood, landslide.
A strong typhoon tore through the northern tip of the Philippines on Saturday packing winds of more than 200 kph (124 mph) along with torrential rain, killing at least 7 people, wrecking homes and triggering at least 42 landslides.
The daily lives of some 500 households have been disrupted and 600ha of protective forest lost due to landslides on the nearly 70km seashore of the Mekong Delta’s Kien Giang Province in recent years, with climate change blamed for the landslides.
PSNews - The northern mountainous and northern central provinces have recently witnessed continuous heavy showers on large scale, causing floods and landslides, resulting in home collapses and traffic congestion.
PSNews – The Steering Committee for Climate Change Response, Disaster Prevention and Rescue under the Ministry of Public Security on August 14 issued a dispatch requiring all public security forces to get prepared for possible landslides and flash floods in Northern mountainous provinces.
PSNews-The police force of Quang Nam province helped locals in Duy Vinh commune in repairing broken road sections due to the recent flooding, leaving a good impression on people.
Cold spells are set to hit northern provinces over the next ten days while central Vietnam braces for flooding and landslides.