HCMC to move 1, 500 residents out of dangerous areas

HCMC People’s Committee yesterday held an emergency meeting with relevant departments, agencies and People’s Committee of 24 districts to discuss measures in response to the super typhoon Hagupit.


A representative of People’s Committee of Can Gio district said that the local would move 1,500 people in Thanh An island commune and others out of dangerous areas on December 10.

Speaking at the meeting, chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan said that the city would be affected directly if typhoon Hagupit made landfall in the southern region.

With the weather situation, Chairman Le Hoang Quan suggested local authorities and people should keep close watch on the moment’s typhoon Hagupit direction.

By Dinh Ly- Translated by Huyen Huong

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