National Week for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control to be held in May

According to the General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, a launching ceremony to respond the 2019 National Week for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control will take place in the northern port city of Hai Phong on May 14. 

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

According to the General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, a launching ceremony to respond the 2019 National Week for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control will take place in the northern port city of Hai Phong on May 14. 

With the goal of raising awareness and responsibility of the authorities at all levels and the people about the natural disaster prevention and control, building a safe society dealing with natural disasters for sustainable development, the Prime Minister issued Decision No. 173 / QD-TTg on choosing the week from May 15 to May 22 annually as the National Week for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

BY VAN PHUC- Translated by Huyen Huong

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