Troops of Thua Thien Hue provincial Military Command are ready.

At 15:00 on September 27, the provincial armed forces completed all preparation work in response to the storm. Accordingly, all troops were on duty in any circumstances. Around 58 cars and 16 speedboats, together with specialized equipment, were set on standby.

Having inspected natural disaster prevention and control, MR4’s Second-in-Command Major General Ha Tho Binh hailed the unit’s preparation for the Storm Noru. He also requested the provincial armed forces to team with the provincial border guards to help the locals avoid the impacts of the storm.

Reportedly, the Thua Thien Hue provincial Military Command moved 14,442 households with 45,051 people in storm-hit areas to safer places. According to the commanding officer of the A Luoi district Military Command, the whole unit has been on duty since September 26 to be ready in any circumstances.

In addition, the Thua Thien Hue provincial Military Command ordered its affiliated units to mobilize militiamen to join the prevention and control in response to the upcoming storm.

The Quang Ngai provincial Military Command establishes a commanding post

* On the same day, the Quang Ngai provincial Military Command established a commanding post to cope with Storm Noru.

Accordingly, the commanding post rushed to Binh Son district, which was forecasted to be heavily affected by the storm. On the same day, the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and Search and Rescue of Binh Son district, led by the Chairman of the district’s People’s Committee, had a meeting to work out solutions to respond to the upcoming natural disaster with absolute safety.

According to the Quang Ngai provincial Military Command’s Second-in-Command Senior Colonel Nguyen Ra, the Quang Ngai provincial armed forces were all ready to work with the localities whenever needed, determined to stand side by side with the locals to cope with natural disaster.

At 18:00 on September 27, people in storm-hit areas and their essential assets were evacuated to safer places. Relevant forces were all on standby in any circumstances.

Coast guards reinforce a local house.

* Ahead of the complicated developments of the Storm Noru, the Coast Guard Region 2 Command  took drastic measures to brace for the disaster.

Accordingly, nearly 100 troops, 13 vehicles and 11 boats were prepared for the storm prevention and control work.

The unit also sent troops to districts of Nui Thanh (Quang Nam province), Ly Son and Binh Son (Quang Ngai province) to help the local move to other place to avoid the impacts of the storm.

It also coordinated with Tam Quang commune (Nui Thanh district) and the Border Post of Ky Ha Border Port (the Quang Nam provincial Border Guard Command) to disseminate information and call on 20 fishermen operating in Thanh Hoa and Nghe An provinces to find safely shelters on the mainland.

The command also ensured forces and vehicles to be ready in all circumstances due to the impacts of the storm.

Translated by Minh Anh