Students in central province of Quang Binh received support (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Education and Training has provided about 1.5 billion VND (67,155 USD) and educational equipment for flood-hit provinces in the central region.

Particularly, Quang Binh received 600 million VND; Thua Thien-Hue, 210 million VND, including textbooks and educational materials worth 150 million VND; Ha Tinh, 200 VND and 100 sets of textbooks; and Nghe An, 100 million VND and 100 sets of textbooks.

Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha and his entourage visited the provinces and handed over assistance to local schools and education and training departments.

Heavy rains and floods in the central region, including the provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue, claimed 25 lives, injured 18 others and left four missing as of October 18.-VNA