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19 localities put on forest-fire alert

Update: January, 05/2015 - 14:39
The National Steering Committee for Forest Protection and Development Plan has ordered the People's Committees of the localities to take prompt action to prevent forest fires. — Photo VNA

HA NOI (VNS) — Nineteen localities in the country are on high alert for forest fires due to prolonged dry weather, the agriculture and rural development ministry's Viet Nam Administration for Forestry warned yesterday.

The alert status in six of these provinces - Bac Giang, Bac Kan, Binh Thuan and Dien Bien, besides Hoa Binh and Son La - is of the highest level.

The National Steering Committee for Forest Protection and Development Plan has ordered the People's Committees of the localities to take prompt action to prevent forest fires. — VNS

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