Allocate 500 billion VND to support five central provinces
Flood in central Vietnam (Source:

Flood in central Vietnam (Source:

The five provinces are Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien – Hue, Quang Nam, and Ha Tinh

The PM asked the localities’ authorities to base on the real situation to responsibly use the central budget, their local budgets and other legal financial sources to promptly perform the tasks in line with relevant legal regulations.

The People’s Committees of the five central provinces have been asked to examine and count the losses caused by natural disasters and the spending on overcoming consequences of natural disasters in accordance with regulations.

They have also been required to report on the funding needs for rescue works and policies on social security, and send to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control for submission to the PM to consider and decide the level of official support from the central budget to the coffers of each locality, reported VNA

According to statistics from central localities, recent heavy rains and floods claimed 119 lives, and left 21 others missing.

Meanwhile, over 37,500 houses, 1,325 ha of rice and 12,479 ha of crops were damaged. Over 20km of embankment, 116km of canals, 43km of river and sea banks, more than 163 km of national roads and nearly 162 km of local roads are eroded and damaged./


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