President urges Ha Noi to prevent epidemics after floods

President Nguyen Minh Triet yesterday called on Ha Noi authorities to focus their efforts on preventing epidemics and stabilizing people’s lives after the floodwaters drain.

President Nguyen Minh Triet (2nd L,) visits a flood-affected area in Ha Noi yesterday (Photo: Ha Noi Moi) 

Touring the capital to see the extent of damage, he ordered local officials to ensure public sanitation and disease control, and help residents resume their normal lives.   

In Hoang Mai district, he expressed sympathy to families that have suffered losses in the flooding and offered gifts to two poor households.

He also hailed the spirit of mutual support among the people during the flooding.

Visiting the Yen So pumping station, which has been pumping out water, he told authorities to increase its capacity.

He also urged agencies concerned to upgrade the drainage system.

By Ph. Hau – Translated by Truc Thinh

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