Central provinces from Nghệ An to Thừa Thiên- Huế have banned all sea-based activities to ensure safety as storm Sonca approaches the region, with its eye headed towards Hà Tĩnh, Quảng Bình and Quảng Trị.
Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng yesterday ordered relevant agencies to tightly supervise developments of floods in upstream of reservoirs as well as the dyke system to ensure safety of multi-reservoir operation in Hồng (Red) River basin.
Phạm Sỹ Liêm, former Deputy Minister of Construction, speaks to the Kinh tế & Đô thị (Economic and Urban Affairs) newspaper about the need for ground level in building residential areas in Hà Nội’s outlying districts
The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health has proposed measures to prevent diseases during the rainy season.
As the Thao River’s water level is expected to cross 32.2m on Tuesday morning, 0.2m higher than its third warning level, the forecast centre has warned of floods and landslides.
According to Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the week-long rains and resulted floodings in northern provinces have caused economic loss of VNĐ 41 billion (US$1.8 million).
The central province of Qhang Nam plans to build four hydro-power plants in the mountainous district of Nam Trà My for socio-economic development of a key national ginseng centre.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has issued an urgent message ordering the northern localities to urgently take remedial action in the wake of the recent torrential rains that killed at least 13 people and left another missing.
A flood prevention project on HCM City’s Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh Street, which is frequently flooded by heavy rains and rising tides, will upgrade the drainage systems and install a pump station.
The Netherlands’ port city of Rotterdam is keen on expanding multifaceted co-operation with Vietnamese localities, particularly HCM City, Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb told Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday.