Raising public awareness of natural disaster preparedness

Competent authorities should work to raise public awareness as well as improve their forecasting capacity against natural disasters in the context of extreme and unpredictable climate change, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong said in a letter penned for the 72nd anniversary of the Traditional Day on Natural Disaster Prevention (May 22).

The communications work has been prioritised with a focus on vulnerable groups like the elderly, people with disabilities, women, children, and ethnic minority people.

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