The central region's woes with natural calamities have badly affected locals' way of life Just a few hours prior to the October 28 arrival of the strongest storm seen in Vietnam in the last 20 years, Bui Thi Chin's family in Binh Son district of the central province of Quang Ngai was completing the final stages of preparation for the incoming threat. For the families of millions of people in other central coastal provinces, storms and floods have become a familiar part of their lives for many years. However, 2020 has brought disaster over disaster for the central region with some of the strongest storms ever experienced in recent weeks, on top of the difficulties that the global health crisis has brought in recent months. Chin said that when she learned of storm Molave's approach to the mainland, she was so worried and could not sleep for several nights. It was projected that the eye of the storm would most likely be located over Quang Ngai. "The wind began to blow so fiercely from the afternoon. However, my family had promptly reinforced my home's resistance and moved our belongings to the attic, so I feel safer. My husband and I… Read full this story
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