Ha Noi authorities respond to tropical storm Talas (18/07/2017)
HNP - The municipal Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control issues Official Letter 03/CD-BCH dated July 16, requesting Steering Committees for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue of districts, suburban districts and towns, departments, agencies, enterprises dealing with irrigation, drainage and trees, and electricity companies to proactively respond to tropical storm Talas.
Accordingly, city’s agencies, units and localities are asked to take following actions:
- Keep close watch over movement of the storm, rain and flood, and provide up-to-date information on mass media; give timely warning and information to the people for storm prevention and response; examine key works, especially the ones under construction, prepare manpower as well as equipments according to the four on-site guidelines, proactively give guidance on response to the storm and flood to ensure safety of the people and properties, and minimize damages caused by the storm;
- Increase examination of dam and reservoirs in the area, direct reservoir management agencies to mobilize manpower for supervising and operating the reservoirs, especially the ones full of water, and prepare equipments as well as supplies to handle incidents;
- Inform investors, owners of the works under construction on riverside/ on river and owners of water transportation vehicles, so that they take safety measures to protect people, properties and vehicles.
The Ha Noi Drainage One-Member Company Limited prepares urban drainage plan, especially for urban districts. The Ha Noi Park and Green Tree One-Member Company Limited mobilizes manpower to handle fallen trees in heavy rain and wind, and minimize loss of people, properties and effect on traffic and people’s life.
The Command of Capital City and Ha Noi Police Department prepare forces and equipments for rescue, security and order in case of incidents. They also cooperate with the Department of Transport to arrange traffic in case of flooding, in particular in urban area.
Members of the municipal Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control perform their tasks, conduct examination, urge districts, suburban districts and towns, and report to the municipal Steering Committee according to regulations.
By Mai Phuong