Nearly 29,000 households moved out of flooded areas

The high rainfall has caused serious flooding, unexpected landslide and reservoir unsafety in the provinces of Binh Dinh and Phu Yen in recent days. 
Floodwater on Ha Thanh and Kon River in Binh Dinh province was yesterday alerted at level 2-3, even over level 3. 

Statistic showed that downpour and flashflood destroyed and flooded total 26, 897 houses, 710 hectares of rice in the winter-spring crop, 140 hectare of vegetable and flower crops, 74 meters- long dyke system, five bridges.

According to Saigon Giai Phong Newspaper’s reporter, many traffic roads and lowland areas were flooded under 0.4 – 1.2 meters water in Binh Dinh province due to floodwater poured from the upstream rivers. 

In order to ensure local people’s life safety, the functional forces urgently took 78 households out of the dangerous areas. 

Landslide and flashflood were warned to occur in the districts of An Lao, Hoai An, Hoai Nhon, Vinh Thanh, Tay Son, Phu My, Phu Cat, Tuy Phuoc, town of An Nhon and Quy Nhon city. 

Amid to the complicated weather condition, the he Standing Office of the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention, Research and Rescue of Binh Dinh province asked the relevant departments and agencies, local authorities and people to actively cope with the ongoing natural disaster. 

According to the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention, Research and Rescue of Phu Yen province, torrential rain and flooding killed one people and flooded 1,931 houses in Dong Xuan district. 

Total 3,757 households were taken to safe places. 

There were 44 reservoirs being full of waters in the province, so the local hydropower plants decided to discharge water at 500- 4,500 cubic meters. 

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BY NGOC OAI- Translated by Huyen Huong

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