- Troops help people overcome whirlwind’s consequences
- More troops mobilized to help people in whirlwind-hit localities
- Troops help locals overcome Nari aftermath
- Troops and militiamen help people overcome disaster aftermath
- Permanent Deputy Prime Minister asks to help people overcome difficulties caused by natural disaster
PANO – Lao Cai’s Steering Committee for Flood Prevention, Control, Search and Rescue has sent more than 1,500 troops, border guards and militia to help people impacted by heavy rain and whirlwind to return to their normal lives as quickly as possible.
On May 1st, heavy rain and a whirlwind suddenly swept over eights districts and towns in Lao Cai Province, destroying 52 houses and 2 schools, ripping roofs off of 1600 houses, and damaging crops of local people.
Notably, most of the houses in Bac Ha District were seriously damaged or levelled by the whirlwind.
Translated by Nguyen Thao
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong urged the administrations of Phu Tho and Tuyen Quang provinces to help flood victims overcome the consequences and return to normal life during his fact-finding tour of flood-ravaged northern localities on Aug. 13. Relevant State agencies have also instructed ministries and services to cooperate with local authorities and army units in flood-hit provinces and cities to overcome flood consequences and provide aid for victims to restore their production. Thanks to efforts by relevant services and localities, transportations have been resumed on ways linking Lao Cai, Yen Bai and Phu Tho provinces and other localities.…... [read more]
The Government has decided to eject VND210 billion and 2,200 tonnes of rice from the State reserve to help provinces overcome the consequences of storm No6. Accordingly, Bac Giang will receive VND80 billion and 1,000 tonnes of rice, Son La (VND50 billion and 400 tonnes of rice), Quang Ninh (VND40 billion and 400 tonnes of rice) and Lang Son (VND40 billion and 400 tonnes of rice). These provinces will also get additional support from relevant agencies to restore production and infrastructure such as schools, medical centres, irrigation systems, rural transport, sanitation and epidemic prevention activities. The chairmen of the provincial…... [read more]
PANO – These days, army units are taking part in various activities to help people in northern and central provinces overcome the aftermaths of natural disasters. On August 4 th, upon learning about damage caused by flash floods from the National Committee for Search and Rescue, the High Command of Military Zone 2, in conjunction with the Lao Cai Provincial Military Command, sent 190 officers and soldiers with rescue facilities to help local people and they are still searching for a missing resident swept away by the floods. Troops from Vo Nhai District’s Military Command in Thai Nguyen Province are…... [read more]
Japan handed over relief aid such as blankets, tents, and diesel fuel worth US$150,000 to representatives of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hanoi on August 19. These basic commodities will be sent to flood victims in northern provinces as soon as possible. Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Sakaba Mitsuo conveyed his sympathy to families of flood victims and wished that they would quickly stabilise their lives. On behalf of the Vietnamese Government and people, deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vu Dung thanked the Japanese Government for its assistance and said that the emergency aid will help local people in…... [read more]
PANO - In addition to efforts to overcome the typhoon aftermath themselves, the armed forces have been actively and effectively helping people in storm - stricken areas stabilise their lives. Right after the typhoon abated, the Command of Military Zone No 5 gave instructions to all of its units to pause their tasks for a week to help people in storm-stricken areas overcome the storm aftermath. Military Zone units sent 10,933 officers, soldiers and other forces with over 100 cars and tens of thousands of tools to help inhabitants stabilise their lives. According to preliminary statistics, Army forces have helped…... [read more]
PANO - Thousands of soldiers and officers have been mobilised to help people in areas of Hai Phong and Quang Ninh provinces which were stricken by strong winds and heavy rains. Earlier, the General Staff has instructed army units stationed in coastal areas from Quang Ninh to Kien Giang provinces to closely keep track of the development of Storm 2 and stand by to undertake emergency tasks. The High Command of Border Guard also asked border posts in these provinces, especially in Quang Ninh and Hai Phong to work with local authorities and people for appropriate measures to cope with…... [read more]
PANO - Typhoon Durian caused severe losses in lives and property to people in southern Vietnam . The armed forces have played an important role in rescuing and helping people in stricken localities restore their lives and resume production.Lieutenant General Nguyen Duc Soat, Vice Chief of the General Staff under the Vietnam People's Army and Vice Chairman of the National Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control, led a military delegation to PhuQuyIsland district in Binh Thuan province where Durian sank nearly 1,000 fishing boats on Dec. 4. The general inquired after the local people's situation and encouraged them to…... [read more]
Over 30,000 students from universities, colleges and vocational schools in Thanh Hoa province have been helping local people overcome flood aftermath, said Do Minh Tuan, Secretary of the province’s Youth Union Committee. In Thach Thanh district, over 10,000 youths took part in cleaning 23 submerged schools and dredged canals to drain flood water. Meanwhile nearly 6,000 others have helped clean up the environment, schools and roads in Tho Xuan district. More volunteers will be involved in the clean-up campaign in the coming days. Soldiers are also being mobilised to help flood victims resume their lives and production. Source: TT Translated…... [read more]
Nearly 30,000 volunteers have taken part in various activities to help people in flood-stricken areas in the central province of Ha Tinh. The provincial Youth Union has sent 85 groups of young volunteers, mainly students from the Vinh University, the Ha Tinh University and other colleges in the province, to clean up the environment in schools and clinics, and help local people return their lives to normal. So far, the Union has handed over VND4.7 billion from donators to flood victims. The organisation has also received an additional VND3 billion raised by youth unions to help people in flooded areas,…... [read more]
PANO - After whirlwinds and torrential rain caused by “storm Haima” resulting in severe damage to many households in An Lu Commune, Thuy Nguyen District, Hai Phong City, military units came to localities to help local people ease their losses in a sign of solidarity between the army and the people. All to the rescue operation In the early morning of June 25th, troops from the Naval Sapper Unit 126, Regiment 50, under the Naval Zone 1, Military School of Hai Phong City Military High Command, Regiments 240 and 238 of the Vietnam Air Defence and Air Force gathered at…... [read more]