Binh Dinh Province is among localities in the central region hard hit by severe floods and heavy rains in terms of human and property losses.
To promptly support local people in the flooding areas stabilize their lives, the PM has asked the Ministry of Finance to supply 2,000 tons of rice form the national reserves for Binh Dinh Province. He ordered the province’s People’s Committee to distribute the rice relief to the needy people.
The floods in the Central region have led to 17 deaths, two missing, and 14 injuries, according to the Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Binh Dinh province suffered the heaviest consequences with 11 deaths. The flooding also damaged 100,000 houses and submerged national and local roads.
By Thuy Dung
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