114 lifeless, 21 lacking in central Vietnam’s floods, landslides

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Floods, landslides, and different pure disasters triggered by downpours have left 114 people lifeless and 21 others lacking in central Vietnam since early October, the nation’s Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control mentioned on Thursday.

The fatalities, up from 111 reported on Wednesday, had been primarily reported within the provinces of Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, and Quang Nam, in line with the committee’s newest report.

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As of seven:00 p.m. native time Wednesday, almost 59,300 households with some 206,800 people within the localities of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, and Quang Tri had been evacuated.

Around 46,800 homes in Ha Tinh and Quang Binh remained inundated, the committee mentioned, including that greater than 691,100 cattle and poultry animals have been killed or swept away.

Further search and rescue, post-disaster restoration, and relocation of individuals are underway, in line with the committee.

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade is offering important items to remoted areas whereas strictly monitoring business actions particularly the costs of these items, Vietnam News Agency reported Thursday.

Authorities below the ministry will direct the fast restoration of native markets to fulfill people’s demand for items within the affected areas, in line with the report.

High dangers of landslides and inundation may proceed to threaten a number of areas in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, and Thua Thien Hue, mentioned the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

[Attribution HT]

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