Dozens of houses by Da River evacuated due to erosion
  • By Dam Quang-Thai Ba | dtinews.vn | July 31, 2018 11:46 AM

Dozens of houses by Da River have been evacuated due to erosion after some other fell into the river.

At around 4 pm on July 30, some houses at Dong Tien Ward, Hoa Binh City which is located on the Da River began to show cracks. 


Some houses fell into Da River due to the erosion on July 30

By 8 pm, seven local houses had fallen into the river due to erosion.

Following this, authorities of Hoa Binh City instructed 25 other vulnerable households to relocate to safe places. Some are at their relatives’ houses, while others are being sheltered at the locality’s culture house. 


Vulnerable households being relocated to safe places

Earlier on October last year, 23 households at Dong Tien Ward were also relocated following erosion warnings on the Da River.

Heavy rains have continued in the northern region, including Hoa Binh Province. This has caused the floods which have eroded the river bank in Dong Tien.

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