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Public security units urged to actively brace for looming low pressure area

October, 09 2020
MPS - The Office of the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on October 9 sent a dispatch to the Steering Committees for Climate Change, Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, and Search and Rescue of the police departments of coastal provinces and cities from Quang Ninh to Binh Thuan and the Central Highlands, and the Mobile Police Command, the Traffic Police Department, the Fire Police Department and others relevant units, requesting them to proactively prepare efforts and assets, and draw up response plans for the low depression area in the East Sea.

To respond to possible heavy rains, floods, and landslides actively and effectively, the Ministry of Public Security asks all above-mentioned units to:

- Seriously follow directions of the Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention, the Office of the National Committee for Search and Rescue, the MPS as well as the local authorities to respond effectively to dangerous weather phenomena.

- Closely monitor developments of the dangerous weather phenomena via the mass media to map appropriate response plans to the situations.

- Promote dissemination of information about activities of police forces in response to dangerous weather phenomena and in support of the disaster-hit people. Particularly, They should ensure safety for officers and soldiers on duty and deploy all available means and forces to disaster-hit localities upon request.

- Seriously implement on-duty regulations and report the situation regularly to the MPS Office via Tel Numbers: 0913.555.323, and 069.2341042; fax: 069.2341044.

by Tien Dung