Accordingly, in order to proactively prevent and control natural disasters and minimize their consequences, the Ha Noi Party Committee’s Commission of Propaganda and Education requests Commissions of Propaganda and Education under Party Committees of districts, suburb districts and towns, the Fatherland Front, social, political organizations and mass media to perform following tasks:
- Further enhance popularization and information work according to outline of natural disaster prevention and control popularization released by the Central Commission of Propaganda and Education;
- Popularize new and important policies of the Government on natural disaster prevention and control, in particular Decree No. 76/NQ-CP dated June 18, 2018 on natural disaster prevention and control, content of national strategy, plan on natural disaster prevention and control, social, economic development plan of Ha Noi and localities, measures and solutions for natural disaster prevention and control in the second half of the year.
During the popularization progress, attention should be paid to following points:
- Create significant change in awareness of Party committees and governments at all levels, officers, Party members and people; accordingly, they shall change their attitude from only responding to natural disasters to proactively prevent the disasters and gradually manage disaster risks; highlight the responsibility of Party committees and governments at all levels to give instruction and cooperate for action, thus contributing to improving efficiency of disaster prevention and control in the new context; drawing attention of domestic and foreign organizations and enterprises, and calling for their participation and support for disaster prevention and control;
- Build detailed and proper popularization plan for three phases: preparation - prevention - response, and overcome the consequences;
- Have positive behavior and comply with the law and instruction of the government in natural disaster prevention and control; increase popularization among the people, focusing on skills to respond to natural disasters and minimize the loss of lives and property due to limited awareness of responsibilities and obligations; proactively cooperate with the government for disaster prevention and control;
- Popularize how to access new solutions for natural disaster prevention and control, such as flooding risk management, community-based natural disaster management, science and technology, supporting tools and early warning devices, better recovery after natural disasters, and implementation of the measures in localities; popularize the development of new-style rural area in accordance with requirements of natural disaster prevention and control;
- Promote the spirit of mutual affection and good deeds among the people, officers and Party members to help each other overcome the difficulties when disasters occur;
- Regularly update and provide latest information of natural disaster warning on http://phongchongthientai.vn, http://kttvq.gov.vn or http://www.nchmf.gov.vn, thus contribute to increasing cooperation in proactively preventing, controlling disasters and responding to unusual changes of the weather.