Thua Thien-Hue invests in overcoming flood consequences hinh anh 1Sea dyke in Vinh Hai commune (Phu Loc District) has been heavily damaged (Photo: VNA)

Thua Thien-Hue (VNA) – The central province of Thua Thien-Hue will pour 175 billion VND (7.86 million USD) into projects to overcome flood consequences, prevent coastal landslides and protect locals’ lives.

Projects which are being implemented include a 2.083m embankment along Loi Nong River, a 805m embankment on Bo River and a 1.4 km Doc So embankment crossing Hoa An ward of Thua Thien Hue city as well as a western road of Tam Giang-Cau Hai Lagoon with a length of 12.2km.

Earlier, in late October, the provincial People’s Committee invested 20 billion VND in building an embankment along Ta Trach River in Nam Dong district.

According to the provincial Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, and Search and Rescue , Thua Thien-Hue has 70km of riverbank heavily damaged by the floods, stretching over Huong, Bo, O Lau and Bu Lu Rivers.

The floods also caused landslides along 6.6km of coast in Quang Cong commune (Quang Dien district), Phu Thuan commune (Phu Vang district), and Vinh Hai commune (Phu Loc district).

Thua Thien-Hue province now calls for an aid of 860 billion VND from State budget to repair a total of 7.5km of embankment in the three districts.-VNA