Severe flood in Nghe An province (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Prime Minister on October 16 decided to allocate nearly 29,000 tonnes of rice from national reserves for the central province of Nghe An, which has suffered serious losses due to natural disasters.

The provincial People’s Committee is responsible for promptly distributing the rice to the affected people.

According to the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention, Search and Rescue of Nghe An province, recent heavy rains and floods have claimed seven lives and submerged 584 houses and more than 3,660ha of farming land.-VNA