PM orders measures to cope with natural disasters, ensure safety of dams, reservoirs in Central Highlands

August 05, 2023

HÀ NỘI- Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has sent a dispatch to the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, relevant agencies, ministries and five Central Highlands localities, asking for efforts to respond to floods, subsidence, landslides and ensure the safety of dams in the region. The dispatch cited a report from the People's Comittee of Lâm Đồng province on prolonged torrential rains in the Central Highlands region. Many localities have seen subsidence and landslides, affecting people's lives and damaging transport works. The localities should allocate forces to review areas with high risks of landslides, and inspect the implementation of measures to ensure safety for people, dams and reservoirs. The National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and other relevant ministries and sectors were requested to continue to monitor, direct and coordinate with localities in implementing disaster prevention, control activities and the fixing of natural disaster consequences, while reporting to the PM matters beyond their competence.

The source of this news is from Vietnam News