Telegraph responding to rains, floods issued

The PM has issued Telegraph No. 997/CA�-TTg asking ministries, agencies and localities to actively cope with heavy rains and floods in the North.

Accordingly, the provincial and municipal People's Committees are asked to quickly overcome consequences of the floods, search missing people, provide necessary food for households in affected areas, move local people living in dangerous areas to safe places and guide traffic at flooding areas.

The Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development and Industry and Trade are required to direct functional agencies and localities to closely follow and operate irrigation lakes and dykes and launch measures to protect agricultural protection.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment closely follows the happenings of the rains and floods to promptly ask functional agencies and localities to take active measures.

The Viet Nam Television, the Voice of Viet Nam and communications agencies at central and local levels communicate to local people measures to cope with floods and natural disasters.

Source: Online Newspaper of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam