Ha Noi to urgently overcome storm consequences and proactively respond to floods in the coming time (05:12 25/07/2018)
Accordingly, Chair-people of People’s Committees of districts, suburban districts and town are tasked to quickly check, review and synthesize the flooding situation in the area; cooperate irrigation units to mobilize all forces and vehicles to focus on drainage in crop areas flooded in the locality; urgently overcome consequences and carry out environmental sanitation campaigns in residential areas, schools, medical stations which were flooded; support policy beneficiary families and those in difficult circumstances to overcome storm consequences and recover their production; monitor and evaluate the losses causing by the storm in the area and report to the Municipal Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention, and Search and Rescue before July 30th, 2018.
The Director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is assigned to coordinate with People’s Committees of districts, town to check, evaluate the city’s disaster situation; give a report to the Municipal People’s Committee before July 31st, 2018; monitor and review dyke system, irrigation works and key locations for disaster prevention; evaluate the quality and quantity of materials, vehicles to respond to natural disasters of all levels, sectors, units and report to the Municipal People’s Committee as regulated.
The Director of the Department of Health will check, urge, instruct and coordinate with Chair-people of People’s Committees of districts, suburban districts and town to direct environmental sanitation campaigns and report to the Municipal People’s Committee.
Irrigation units will urgently cooperate with local authorities to mobilize maximum resources and operate the capacity of pump stations to save flooded paddy rice areas; check and review irrigation works, dams, reservoirs to proactively repair and update so as to respond to natural disasters in the coming time.
Ha Noi Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company is in charge of checking, reviewing drainage works in inner districts, widening rivers, canals and ditches in the inner city; evaluating and making water drainage plans in frequent flooding locations.
Ha Noi Power Corporation will check, review power works and timely repair and overcome incidents, supply enough power to overcome consequences and recover production.
The Office of the Municipal Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention, and Search and Rescue is responsible for comprehensively aggregating the implementation of disaster prevention of all levels, sectors and units; evaluating the losses; acting as an advisor in reviewing and evaluating disaster prevention and control, overcoming storm consequences; reporting to the Municipal People’s Committee before August 5th, 2018.