An Giang announces emergency state of erosion in Hau riverbank

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From 2010 to March of 2022, there have been six erosion cases swallowing more than 525 meters along the Hau riverbank, a section through Vinh Thanh Trung Town in Chau Phu District of An Giang Province causing 27 must-relocated houses. 
An Giang announces emergency state of erosion in Hau riverbank ảnh 1  Emergency state of erosion in Hau riverbank in recent time
On June 30, Chief of the Office of the Standing Steering Committee for Climate Exchange and Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue of An Giang Province Luong Huy Khanh said that the provincial People’s Committee just signed a decision to announce an emergency state of erosion at two sections in Hau riverbank with a total length of over 800 meters. 
Previously, on June 23, functional agencies and the People’s Committee of Chau Phuc District had performed a survey to the erosion-prone areas with 104 affected households and four business and production facilities. 

Amid the emergency situation, the People’s Committee of An Giang Province assigned relevant agencies and the People’s Committee of Chau Phu District to urgently apply measures to prevent and minimize damages from erosion; and promptly arrange forces to monitor the development of erosion, zone places with high eroded risk, install safety barriers and so on. 

By An Minh- Translated by Huyen Huong

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