According to the Letter, the city would aim at addressing shortcomings and improving efficiency in fire prevention and rescue operation activities in residential areas, households, dwelling places used as business facilities. It shows the determination to restrain and reduce the number of fires and the loss of life and property caused by fire. The People's Committee of Hanoi requested the heads of departments, branches and the Chairman of the People's Committees of the districts, and towns to implement a number of measures as follows:
The City Police continues to advise the City People's Committee to improve the legal framework in fire prevention and rescue operation in the area, focusing on implementing regulations on regular financial support levels for personnel titled Captain, Vice Captain of the Civil Defense Team in Resolution No. 16/2021/NQ-HDND dated December 8, 2021 of the City People's Council; (2) Decision No. 32/2021/QD-UBND dated December 30, 2021 of the City People's Committee promulgating regulations on fire safety for detached houses and houses used as production and business facilities; (3) Directive No. 10/CT-UBND dated April 23, 2021 of the Chairman of the City People's Committee on implementing fire prevention and rescue for residential housing used as production and business facilities in the city; (4) Report to the City People's Committee to issue an action plan on capacity building and safety assurance of fire prevention and fighting in the area for the period of 2021-2025, with a vision to 2030.
The authorities are responsible for raising public awareness on fire prevention and rescue; organize drills and rehearsals of firefighting and rescue of the police in residential areas with high risk of fire and explosion, and facilities at risk of fire and explosion; inspect fire prevention and fighting safety for establishments, residential houses used as production and business facilities in the area; handle violations of fire prevention and rescue according to current law.
The Department of Education and Training shall assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with the City Police and relevant units in advising the City People's Committee to develop a set of documents for propaganda, dissemination and education of laws, knowledge and skills on fire prevention and rescue for pupils and students in educational institutions in the area, ensuring the consistency between education levels and training levels on the basis of Circular No. Circular No. 06/2022/TT-BGDĐT dated 11/5/2022 of the Ministry of Education and Training.
The Department of Information and Communications continues to be proactive in disseminating knowledge and educating the law on fire prevention and rescue.
Department of Industry and Trade, electricity provider are tasked with ensuring fire safety during electricity use at establishments and households, family, housing combined with production and business.
The Department of Construction continues to review and report to the City People's Committee to invest in the construction and installation of firefighting hydrants associated with the city's water supply system, especially in densely populated areas; coordinate with district-level People's Committees to strengthen inspection and examination, tighten management of construction investment order; take resolute and thorough handling measures for works violating construction investment order in accordance with law.