EVN supports people in Chuong My district (Hanoi) to overcome flood consequences

On October 21, 2017, Mr. Duong Quang Thanh – the Secretary of Party Committee, Chairman of Board of Members of Vietnam Electricity has paid a field visit to examine the power supply situation in the flood affected communes in Chuong My district, Hanoi. He gave a donation to encourage people there to overcome consequences after floods.

After the field visit, EVN’s Chairman Duong Quang Thanh praised Chuong My Power Company (under Hanoi Power Corporation) for their efforts to restore the electricity supply to people after floods.

The leader of EVN reminded subsidiaries of ensuring an absolute safety for the people during the restoration process, and not restoring electricity supply in areas where safety conditions are yet to be met.

EVN’s Chairman Duong Quang Thanh (the 3rd from right) gave EVN's donation to Chuong My district's people for overcoming flood consequences on October 21, 2017

In the morning of October 21, 2012, EVN’s Chairman Duong Quang Thanh handed over 200 gifts from EVN to the people of Tan Tien and Nam Phuong Tien communes with a total value of VND 100 million. EVN also donated VND 50 million to Tan Tien and Nam Phuong Tien communes to contribute to overcoming the consequences of natural disasters in these communes.

The heavy rains from October 9 – 12, 2017 raised the water level of Bui River and caused flooding to 1,185 households in some lowland communes of Chuong My district. Due to unsafe conditions, the supply of electricity to people was interrupted. As of 10h00 on October 21, 2017, 69 among 1,185 customers have not been resupplied electricity yet.

EVN’s Chairman Duong Quang Thanh paid a visit to the people, desiring to gain the people’s understanding and sharing with difficulties of the power sector in the process of recovering the consequences of natural disasters.

Over the past few days, Chuong My Power Company has mobilized 100% of its employees to be on duty, dismantling electrical equipment exposing to flooding threats, isolating substations and power grids in flooded areas to secure the safety for people and power grids. The company coordinates with local authorities at all levels to communicate and guide people to stay away from dangerous areas to prevent electric shocks, and supports heavily affected families.

  • 21/10/2017 04:32
  • evn.com.vn