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Binh Thuan issued warnings for water activities amid bad weather

BTO-The provincial Steering Committee for natural disaster prevention & control, search and rescue of Binh Thuan province on October 28 issued an urgent document to ask functional agencies and localities in coastal areas to closely observe the situation of a low pressure area that could develope into a tropical low pressure system in the next few days.

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According to forecast, this low pressure area is moving rapidly with complicated moving direction, strong wind, high waves and flood tide. The unit asked relevant authorities of localities to work closely with border guard stations in the region to contact with owners and crews of fishing boats operating in the sea to inform them about the location, moving direction and speed of this low pressure system so that they can make plans ensure safety for fishing boats and sea-cage aquaculture.

Functional agencies are suggested to take regular inspections at areas that may occur coastal erosion in order to issue precautionary evacuation notices for local residents; set up plans to ensure safety for tourists at coastal resorts and warn them not to go to the sea for swimming or surfing during bad weather with strong wind and high waves.

The provincial Command of Border Guard, Binh Thuan Marine Port Authority, Department of Agriculture And Rural Development, people’s committees chairmen of city, town and coastal districts are requested to take manegement on the operation of boats, ships and give them instructions on dealing with incidents (if any). Departments of Industry and Trade, Agriculture and Rural development and Binh Thuan Irrigation works exploitation One member Company takes responsible for checking the safety at irrigation reservoirs, hydropower reservoirs to ensure their safe operation.  

Translated by Phuong Lan (Source: Binhthuan Online)

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