Quang Ngai and Binh Dinh schools have allowed students to stay home to avoid Storm Molave which will make landfall in Vietnam tonight, October 27.
Head of Quang Ngai Department of Education and Training Do Van Phu announced that students can stay home from October 27 to the end of October 29. Education facilities must follow the storm’s development to have suitable prevention plans and how to clean up afterwards to reopen the schools as quickly as possible.
Ho Quoc Dung, chairman of Binh Dinh People’s Committee also announced that students are allowed to stay home from October 27 until further notice.
“Schools must be pro-active in protecting their property ahead of the storm to prevent fatalities and damage to the schools,” he said.
Dao Duc Tuan, head of Binh Dinh Department of Education and Training said they had issued directives to schools and asked communal and wards people’s committees as well as local departments of education to take school supplies and equipment to higher ground to avoid flooding.
According to the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting, Storm Molave is moving very fast across the East Sea. On October 27 to 28, it will badly affect provinces in the central region and south central coast. The waves will be six to seven metres high.
This article was originally published in Dtinews