More troops support flood victims

Nhan said the recent flood and maritime environmental incidents in the central provinces have made the local life in the central provinces more difficult. The prompt assistance of agencies, businesses and individuals is significant to help the victims surmount difficulties, he added. He pledged the money will be delivered to localities as scheduled. As of October 14, the VFF Central Committee received over 6 billion VND (270,000 USD) donated to support flood victims in Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, and Thua Thien-Hue provinces. On the same day, Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Nguyen Thanh Son launched a drive…... [read more]

A working delegation of the Vietnamese Student Association in the Republic of Korea (VSAK) recently visited and offered gifts to people who suffered from the October floods in Thach Hoa commune, Minh Hoa district, Quang Binh province. The program of returning to flood victims in the Central region launched by VSAK has received the trust, material and support from the overseas Vietnamese student community and a number of other organizations in RoK. The delegation presented 177 gifts, each worth VND1 million in cash, to poor households seriously affected by the floods in Quang Binh province, to help farmers restore production…... [read more]

Responding to the call of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front to contribute to share the difficulties and losses of people in the Central region affected by storms, the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos has launched a fundraising drive to support flood victims. The General Association of Overseas Vietnamese in Laos, Overseas Vietnamese Association in Vientiane, Phat Tich pagoda, Vietnamese Business Association in Laos, staff of Vietnamese Embassy and agencies in Laos and individuals have donated to support the flood victims in the central region to soon overcome damages caused by storms and gradually stabilize their lives and production.…... [read more]

Coca-Cola, Red Cross support flood victims Hung Le By Le Hoang in HCMC Coca-Cola has donated VND2.8 billion for people affected by the floods in the central region. The company is cooperating with Vietnam Red Cross Society to construct and renovate four preschools into multipurpose buildings. This means as well as serving as preschools, the buildings will help shelter around 600 families in case of storms or floods. Moreover, Coca-Cola also supported VND730 million for 510 families in Danang and Quang Binh to overcome the consequences of storms number 10 and 11. Besides, the medical and first-aid center in Sam…... [read more]

At present, the programme has received nearly 1 billion VND from individuals, groups and businesses. The money raised from the event will be donated to flood victims in central provinces. Famous singers such as Cam Van, Quang Linh, Thai Chau, Giao Linh, Nguyen Phi Hung, Bonneur Trinh, Phu Sa group and Mat Troi Do band will take part for free. The event will be held by the Ho Chi Minh City Red Cross Association, the Ho Chi Minh City Television, the Xuyen Viet Communication Joint Stock Company and supported by the PVFC. Source: TT Translated by Duy Minh... [read more]

The chief editor of DTiNews, Pham Huy Hoan, has decided to to use part of its Compassionate Hearts Charity Fund to support flood victims in the central province of Quang Binh. On October 2, a DTiNews representative delivered 100 boxes of instant noodles and 100 bottles of drinking water to people in Son Thuy and Loc Thuy communes of Le Thuy District, which were the hardest-hit by the typhoon. According to the Father Front Chairman of Son Thuy Commune, Vo Van Phong, more than 2,000 local households were put under water, of these 80% of houses with their roofs swept…... [read more]

(CPV) - Diverse art performances have been held in Hanoi to support flood victims in central Vietnam. On October 24th, an art performance entitled "Hoang Hai, Genova Jeans and friends towards the central Vietnam" took place at a club at Chua Boc street, Hanoi. The event drew the participation of favourite Vietnamese artists and singers, beauty contestants, and Vietnamese footballers. On October 25th, all money collected at the performance as well as ticket money were brought to present local people in flood-hit areas in the central city of Ha Tinh. In addition, two art performances will take place at the…... [read more]

(VOV) - Vietnamese nationals residing in Chomutov town of the Czech Republic have donated US$4,500 to assist their compatriots who were affected by recent floods in the central region. Pham The Quang, vice president of the Vietnamese association in Chomutov, handed over the sum to a Vietnam Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs representative in Hanoi on December 6. US$9,000 was donated at a fundraiser-art programme alone where traditional Vietnamese handicrafts were sold to local Korean people. Hundreds of Vietnamese nationals and local German people also raised EUR9,000 for the victims in the homeland at a charity concert held Frankfurt am…... [read more]

Nearly VND14 billion (US$700,000) was collected from a concert held by the Sai Gon Giai Phong (SGGP) Newspaper in Ho Chi Minh City on November 15 towards helping people hit by floods in the central region. Singer Van Khanh (C) is singing in the concert. (Photo: Sggp) Until date, the newspaper has donated money and essential goods with a total capital of more than VND2 billion.The SGGP newspaper will also provide VND150 million supported by Thu Duc Housing Development Corporation and its readers to 500 households in Binh Son District's Binh Hai Commune, the central province of Quang Ngai, hit by a…... [read more]

The figure includes 770 thousand USD raised by the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee. 17 provincial and municipal chapters of the Vietnam Fatherland Front directly delivered 1.2 million USD to Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, and Thua Thien-Hue province. Central Relief Aid Board said on Tuesday that receiption, allocation, and use of donated cash and kind were carried out in an open, transparent manner. Discussions will continue on helping locals restore production and stabilize their lives. The Prime Minister sent a message on emergency response in the central region in which he called for active measures to…... [read more]