Police Hoi An mount major effort to ensure safety for people in flood

12:59 17/12/2016
PSNews – As the flooding in Hoi An city has exceeded the third alarming level, the police force in Hoi An have been assigned to guard all day along the flooded roads to ensure safety for local people and tourists.

On December 16, the ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam province was deeply submerged in flood water when the Hoai River water exceeded the third emergency level.

The ancient streets along the Hoai River were submerged in flood waters .

The sale of tickets to visit the ancient city then has been suspended but visitors are seeking other ways to the city to enjoy Hoi An streets in flood.

In the situation, according to Senior Colonel Dinh Xuan Nghi, head of the the Hoi An Town Police, the local police has sent all officers and means to help local people and tourists cope with heavy rains and floods and maintain safety for people and tourists in the locality.

Rescuers and police officers were on duty to remind people not to row to the swirls.

The Chief of the Hoi An Town Police also reported that the local police is now on 24/24 duty to maintain absolutely safety and security for local people and tourists.

Construction of new buildings and upgrading of old houses have also been stopped to ensure safety.

The ancient streets along the Hoai River were submerged in flood waters.
Police officers setting up canoes to rescue and help people in flood.
Rescuers and police officers were on duty to remind people not to row to the swirls.
Tourists used boats to move in the flood to ẹnoy Hoi An streets.
Rescuers and police officers were on duty to remind people not to row to the swirls.
Police officer helping local people.
The Cau Pagoda, a symbol of Hoi An, was at the verge of flooding.
Construction of new buildings and upgrading of old houses have also been stopped to ensure safety.

By Phung Nguyen