In this circumstance, 1,811 troops were mobilized to help locals overcome the consequences of the disaster.

A delegation of the Military Region 4 Command, led by Senior Colonel Vu Xuan Hung, the unit’s Deputy Commander, evaluated the situation and worked out appropriate measures to help people in flooded areas.

Military Region 4 mobilized 131 troops and 17 cars; Military Region 1 assigned 150 troops on standby; and Military Region 2 sent 215 troops to the scene. The forces found a body and evacuated 820 households from flood-hit areas to safer places, as well as helped people repair their houses so that they could stabilize their lives at the soonest time.

The armed forces searching for missing victims

A delegation of the Border Guard Command, led by Senior Colonel Pham Xuan Dieu, its Deputy Chief of Staff, inspected the landslide-prone areas, and directed the border guard units to help local people overcome consequences of the recent disasters.

Senior Colonel Dieu asked the provincial Border Guard Command and the Border Guard Station of the Na Meo International Border Gate, to cooperate with other units and deployed forces and vehicles to the landslide-prone areas.

On behalf the Border Guard Command, he also presented five tons of rice to local people.

The Military Command of Thanh Hoa province mobilized 50 troops of Regiment 762 to search for missing victims and help local people overcome the flood consequences. The Military Command of Vinh Loc district sent 100 troops to help flood-hit victims. The armed forces of Thanh Hoa province is keeping closely monitoring the flood situation to promptly deal with any possibilities.

The same day, more than 150 troops of the Military Command of An Minh district, Kien Giang province were reinforced to other forces in an effort to evacuate people and their properties out of the dangerous areas.

Translated by Lam Anh