Hau Giang raises public awareness of landslide risks

Local officials should work to raise public awareness of landslide risks and consequences, said Chairman of Hau Giang province People’s Committee Le Tien Chau.

He made the statement on May 8 while inspecting a landslide area in Phu Thanh hamlet, Mai Dam town, Chau Thanh district.

Local residents should know how to protect their lives and assets in cases of natural disasters, he noted. 

A temporary road will be constructed to facilitate local travel while preventing risks for the residents.
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Earlier, a landslide in 28 metre length occurred in Phu Thanh hamlet affected five households with 23 and caused a loss of VND150 million (US$6,600). 

The affected families were evacuated to safer locations and there was no human damage.

The locality has launched a landslide emergency and supported local people to recover the consequences, Chairman of Chau Thanh district People’s Committee Tong Hoang Khoi said.

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