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PM orders support for flood-hit locals

by VTV422 December 2016 Last updated at 15:31 PM

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Photo: VPG

VTV.vn - Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc visited flood-hit localities in Binh Dinh Province on December 21st, to grasp the situation of residents here. These areas were the hardest struck by the floods at the end of last week.

Each house that was destroyed by the floods here cost at least 2600 US dollars, not to mention a series of fish and shrimp ponds that have been ruined in An Xuyen 3 Village, My Chanh Commune. Total losses could amount to about 450,000 US dollars. Fortunately there were no human casualties.


Photo: VPG

Photo: VPG

One of the hardest hit district of Binh Dinh province, Phu My District, is planning to supply each family whose house was destroyed with 2200 US dollars to rebuild their homes. In the last month, locals in Binh Dinh Province have suffered from 5 big consecutive floods, leaving tens of thousands of residents stranded. Last week, at an online conference with authorities of Binh Dinh province and 8 other provinces last week,

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested the mobilisation of all forces to supply fresh water and food for flood-hit locals. He also assigned the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to prepare support for the winter-spring crops. Also on December 21st, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will also work with Binh Dinh authorities to continue to resolve post-flood consequences in the area.

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