Localities urged to prepare for natural disasters


Update: June, 02/2017 – 09:00

The front gate of a kindergarten in Chiềng Pha Commune, Thuận Châu District, Sơn La Province was destroyed by thunderstorm and hail last year. — VNA/VNS Photo Công Luật
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Meteorology and agriculture experts have urged localities to take the initiative in responding to natural disasters, with Việt Nam’s weak preparations set to be tested by severe weather this year.

“It is predicted that there will be many more floods, flashfloods and landslides this year than last year, especially in the western-northern area,” said Hoàng Đức Cường, director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting (NCHMF) at a conference in Hà Nội on Thursday. Tiếp tục đọc “Localities urged to prepare for natural disasters”