|On the evening of December 10, local authorities in Da Nang city mobilized forces to use specialized pump equipment to drain water from the basement of Hoang Anh Gia Lai Lake View Da Nang located on Ham Nghi road.|
|Huynh Duc Tho,Chairman of Da Nang city People’s Committee,was present at the scene to direct members of the rescue team.|
|Heavy downpours from December 8 to 10 caused severe flooding on a large scale across Da Nang.|
|Many infrastructure projects and low-lying areas were deeply submerged. In apartment buildings, included the Hoang Anh Gia Lai Lake View apartment building in Da Nang, rainwater damaged dozens of cars and over 100 motorbikes.|
|Captain Hoang Quoc Hai, head of the local fire brigade and rescue team, said the area was flooded with over 6000m3 of water.|
Mr Hai said the team spent a sleepless night trying to pump water from the basement.
|Vu Quang Hung, director of the Da Nang Department of Construction (DoC), held a series of department meetings to cope with the complicated situation of floods and prolonged rains.|
|Mr Hung says the flooding in the basement of the building can be attributed to the breakdown of the pump system.|