Dong Thap: 6,000 households living in landslide-prone areas

Chairman Nguyen Thanh Hung from the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap said up to August, of 5,975 households in the province have been living in landslide-prone areas.

Dong Thap: 6,000 households living in landslide-prone areas

Of these, 900 households are living in landslide-prone areas in urgent need to relocation and 5,075 others are living in dangerous zones

Flooding season is coming the region, therefore Dong Thap province People’s Committee proposed the government to support to move local residents from dangerous zones to safer areas.

Accordingly, the government should support the province in building 12 residential blocks in seven districts, cities to relocate about 2,440 households to stable places with total capital of up to VND 657billion.

HUYNH LOI –Translated by V.Ha ​

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