Since the beginning of the year natural disasters have caused material damage of more than 9.4 billion VND

The Standing Office of the Commanding Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue and Civil Defense of Kien Giang Province has just reported on the results of natural disaster prevention and control and search and rescue in September 2022.

In September, 2022, in Kien Giang province, heavy rain accompanied by thunderstorms and tornadoes killed one person due to capsizing and a fishing boat sank, nine houses collapsed, 62 houses lost their roofs. The value of material damage is about 1 billion VND.

In mid-July, in Phu Quoc city, while running to the shore to avoid storms, a fishing boat was sunk by waves, killing two people. Photo: TUAN HOANG

Two people died from lightning and three people died from a ship capsizing

Since the beginning of the year until now, natural disasters have killed five people, injured four people, collapsed 98 houses, ripped off roofs of 357 houses, and sunk 15 fishing vehicles… material more than 9.4 billion.

Facing the current complicated and unpredictable weather, meteorology and hydrology situation, the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue and Civil Defense of Kien Giang Province proposed the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to establish a delegation. inspection and safety assessment of dams and reservoirs to ensure safety and proactively respond to rain and floods in 2022.

In addition, advise the Provincial People’s Committee to implement solutions to prevent and control the effects of in-field flooding for the production of the Summer-Autumn crop and the Autumn-Winter crop of 2022. At the same time, develop a plan to prevent and control drought and shortages. water, saline intrusion for production and people’s livelihood in the dry season 2022-2023.

In addition, the Commanding Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue and Civil Defense of Kien Giang Province also requested the Commanding Committees of localities to inspect, review, and implement natural disaster prevention and control and search for disaster relief. Search and rescue according to the motto “four on the spot”. From there, proactively respond and minimize damage caused by natural disasters.

On the other hand, strengthen inspection, perform pruning, branch edges, against leaning trees or felling trees at risk of falling, unsafe advertising boards in urban areas, district centers, communes, densely populated areas.

From the afternoon From 4-9 to 8-9, Kien Giang province has rain in large area, in some places with moderate rain, heavy rain, in places with very heavy rain with rainfall over 100mm.

In addition, at around 2:30 p.m. on September 11, a water cannon appeared in the sea (in Bai Truong area, Phu Quoc city), however, at that time, there were no tourists swimming or anchoring boats. parked so there is no damage to people and property.


Phu Quoc: Found the body of one of the father and son missing due to shipwreck

(PLO)- The fishing boat ran to the shore to avoid the storm, but when it approached the shore, it was sunk by the waves, leaving the father and son missing.


The article is in Vietnamese

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