City to realize relief plan and ensure lives of people in areas affected by natural disasters (17:01 05/08/2018)
Accordingly, the plan focuses on natural disasters, such as hurricanes, super storms, heavy rains which cause flooding in suburb area, broken dykes in critical areas, flash flood, water overflowing reservoirs or dams, disasters, and earthquakes.
In order to respond to flooding and broken dykes, the people shall store food, fuel, clean water, salt, dried food and common medicine for a period of one month.
The People’s Committees of districts, suburb districts and towns shall realize the Four On-site motto; prepare and accumulate food for seven days; direct People’s Committees of communes, wards and towns to build plan on evacuation, help the people and protect their lives as well as properties; conduct popularization, encourage people to improve their awareness and be prepared to respond to natural disasters; review, supplement and complete the plan on evacuation and ensuring people’s lives; check the preparation of food, drinking water, medicines, equipment and manpower to transport, deliver and distribute the products, as well as medical workers; closely monitor the changes of weather, rain, storm and flooding; provide urgent relief to the people in areas affected by natural disasters; report damages and measures taken by the localities to the Ha Noi Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue; ask for support of the city if the situation gets beyond their capacity.
As the standing agency to respond to natural disaster in Ha Noi, the Command of the Capital shall mobilize forces, equipment, supplies to respond to the disasters, search and rescue.
The Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs in cooperation with related agencies, People’s Committees of districts and towns where natural disaster recently occurs shall take relief actions, ensure people’s lives, realize policy on supporting victims of the disasters as well as dealing with relief activities.