(VOV) - The High Command of Military Zone 5 has sent more than 1,000 officers and soldiers to storm-prone areas to evacuate people, arrange shelter for vessels and transport materials to local victims. They are on duty round the clock.
Heavy rains in Quang Binh province on the evening of September 26 forced more than 2,000 vessels to take shelter with the assistance of local rescue teams.
Thousands of people living in coastal areas of Quang Tri province were evacuated from the danger areas hit by strong winds and heavy rains.
Chairman of the Quang Tri provincial People’s Committee, Nguyen Duc Cuong, said local authorities are taking measures to ensure food hygiene and safety for people to stabilize their lives.
Meanwhile, fishermen in Thua Thien-Hue province were asked not to set out to sea.