Donations sent to flood-hit victims in central region hinh anh 1At the Vietnamese Embassy in Brunei (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – A working delegation from the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VCS)’s Hanoi chapter handed over cash and necessities to residents hit by the recent flooding in Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue provinces. 

In Quang Tri, they offered donations to 31 disadvantaged families in Dong Giang ward, Dong Ha city, each including 1 million VND (43 USD) and necessities.

While in Thua Thien-Hue, the delegation granted 150 million VND to the VCS’s provincial chapter and 30 gifts to disadvantaged families in Hue city.

In the first relief, the Hanoi chapter assisted flood-hit victims in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue with total aid worth over 1.1 billion VND, including cash, necessities, food and necessities.

On October 23, the Ho Chi Minh City chapter of the Vietnam Fatherland Front received cash and donations worth over 18 billion VND from collectives and individuals for the effort.

It also withdrew 8.3 billion VND from its fund to support central provinces, including 3 billion VND for Thua Thien-Hue, 1.5 billion VND for Quang Tri, 1.5 billion VND for Quang Nam, 2 billion VND for Quang Binh, and 300 million VND for Quang Ngai.

In the northern city of Hai Phong, over 120 businesses and organisations donated 90 billion VND and over 200 tonnes of rice on October 23.

Earlier, the Vietnamese Embassy in Brunei and the Vietnamese Consulate General in Cambodia’s Preah Sihanouk province also held ceremonies to call for donations./.