Update news central region
Meteorologists have raised the flood alert level in central Vietnam to four in the country’s five-level natural disaster risk system amid torrential rain continuing to batter localities in the region, especially Da Nang and Thua Thien-Hue.
Since 2015, the Prime Minister issued a ban on licensing for coastal projects, especially emphasising that it needed to withdraw licences of the projects if necessary to keep the coast’s space clear.
Fishermen are experiencing tough days as they cannot go fishing as fuel prices have become too high. Staying ashore, they have been struggling to survive.
In 2004, the Politburo released Resolution No 39-NQ/TW on socio-economic development and assurance of national defense and security in the northern part and southern coastal area of the central region by 2010.
In the next 24 hours, Rai is projected to maintain its strength at a speed of 15-20 kilometers an hour.
Efforts must be exerted so nobody is left without food, clothes or shelter after the recent floods, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh ordered on December 5.
Heavy rains that lasted from 1am to noon on September 12 submerged many areas in Da Nang city, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai provinces under water. VietNamNet captured images of after-downpour scenes in the following locations:
Vast areas in Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Da Nang, Thua Thien- Hue and Quang Tri have been badly inundated as heavy rain triggered flooding has ravaged the Central region in the aftermath of Conson, which has weakened and continued unleasing dowpours.
After a decade of stable growth, the central region's tourism and services triangle of Thua Thien-Hue Province, Da Nang City and Quang Nam Province faced poor growth in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam has suffered 576 natural disasters, including 14 storms, two tropical depressions, 264 thunderstorms, lightning and hails, 132 flash floods, landslides and 90 earthquakes this year.
After felling 300 papaya trees in his farm, Nguyen Nam, a 60-year-old farmer in Dai Loc District, central Quang Nam Province, does not want to think about the historic floods that lashed the region last month.
The historic downpours and floods in the central region have damaged 25.9 percent of the total aquaculture area.
A large area of a forest in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has been destroyed for months, but local authorities have claimed that they knew nothing about the incident.
Storm Molave left 50 people dead and four missing in Quang Tri province. Total damage caused by the storm was calculated at more than 2 trillion VND (86.32 million USD).