Around 300 students in Quang Dien district, the central province of Thua Thien – Hue, will have a safe place to study even during floods and storms, which are prevalent in the locality, as a strongly-built school was put into service on August 26.

The two-storey school has six classrooms, a meeting-hall, and standardised toilet, with the total investment of 4.98 billion VND (237,000 USD).

The Central Vietnam Disaster Prevention Support Fund and ACE Life Vietnam insurer contributed 2.2 billion VND to the project, and the local budget shouldered the remainder.

The school, the fourth of its kind in the province and the 65th in the central region, will also serve as a storm shelter for local residents stormy days, said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Ngo Hoa.-VNA