Knowing this situation, the Quang Binh provincial Military Command promptly checked Infantry Regiment 996’s preparation in natural disaster prevention and control, as well as search and rescue work.

Militiamen of Hoang Mai town in Nghe An province help locals repair a road.

Meanwhile, the provincial Border Guard Command has directed its units to strengthen forces in flood-hit areas and areas with high risk of landslides; enhanced information dissemination and fully prepared sufficient food and necessities for local people.

In Ha Tinh province, many localities have experienced heavy flooding, especially Huong Khe district. More than 4,300 students are unable to go to school due to heavy rains and flooded roads.

The Ha Tinh provincial Military Command has inspected natural disaster prevention work of Huong Khe and Vu Quang districts’ military commands while requiring its affiliated units to prepare 100 vehicles, nearly 15,000 life jackets, 50 generators, food, medicines, fresh water, and others for the locals.

As of 18:00 on September 26, storms blew off the roofs of 69 houses in Quang Tri province and 84 houses in Thua Thien Hue province. The two provinces’ armed forces have mobilized forces to help people overcome the consequences, and stay ready to brace for natural disasters.

Translated by Quynh Oanh