Deputy PM inspects response to Storm Molave

09:40 | 29/10/2020
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on October 28 asked authorities of the central localities in general and Quang Nam province in particular to implement five urgent tasks to minimise losses of life and property caused by Storm Molave.
deputy pm inspects response to storm molave
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Quang Nam – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on October 28 asked authorities of the central localities in general and Quang Nam province in particular to implement urgent tasks to minimise losses of life and property caused by Storm Molave.

In a working session with representatives from Quang Nam province on the same day on the response to the typhoon, Dung underlined the need of searching for people who are still missing due to landslides, and urgently providing food and water to affected people.

It is necessary to gather forces to promptly and effectively respond to floods that often develop complicatedly after storm, he said.

Attention must be given to repairing essential infrastructure facilities serving transport, health care, education, irrigation, and electricity supply for daily activities and production, the official added, stressing the importance to soon restore production and help regional residents stabilise their lives.

According to Chairman of Quang Nam People’s Committee Le Tri Thanh, the locality had two missing residents due to landslide in Phuoc Son district.

The storm also sank two fishing boats in Duy Xuyen district, he said.

Local authorities have called on local residents to strictly comply with regulations on storm prevention to minimise losses caused by the natural disaster, Thanh said.

The same day, Deputy PM Dung Dung visited and presented relief aid to policy families and disadvantaged households in Thang Binh district.

VNA

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