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PANO – A delegation of the National Committee for Search and Rescue, led by Lieutenant – General Tran Quang Khue, Deputy Chief of General Staff worked with the Steering Committee for storm and flood control, search and rescue of Quang Ngai province and the search and rescue coordination centre region 2, under Vietnam Maritime Department on July 4 th and 5 th , on the implementation of Decision 76/2009/QĐ-TTg by Prime Minister and in the consolidation of search and rescue system in some industries and ministries in the locality.
The checking results shows that Quang Ngai province over the last year paid attention to strengthen command at all levels, reviewed and evaluated achievements as well as pointed out shortcomings in storm and flood control and search and rescue in 2011 and carried out missions in 2012.
The province also produced instructions to promote controlling natural disasters and timely surmounting consequences caused by natural disasters. At present, industries and localities in the province are outlining projects and plans on storm and flood control and search and rescue, checking areas which are easily affected and damaged by natural disasters to have suitable methods to cope with natural disasters and surmount its consequences.
Lieutenant – General Tran Quang Khue highly appreciated efforts of the province in commanding forces to cope with natural disasters and surmount its consequences over the past years. The General also asked the province to promote propaganda activities to raise people’s awareness of storm and flood control and search and rescue mission as well as proactively and flexibly apply “Four spots” (Command, forces, materials and logistics) to cope with natural disaster and surmount its consequences and minimize the damage and lost caused by natural disaster.
Translated by Tran Hoai