Representatives from Bitexco Group present aid to Thua Thien - Hue province (Photo: VNA)

Thua Thien - Hue (VNA) – People in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue have continued to receive support from organisations and agencies to overcome losses in recent floods.

On December 4, Bitexco Group offered aid worth one billion VND (43,990 USD), donated by staff members and affiliates of the group to support the victims.

The same day, the province also received 500 million VND (about 21,990 USD) from the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Earlier, the National Citizen Bank - Hue branch and the Thua Thien - Hue Business Association presented gift sets for flood-hit people in Huong Tra and Huong Thuy towns of the province. A delegation led by Director of the NCB – Hue branch Vo Van Tuan also handed over 400 gift sets including rice and cash worth a total 200 million VND (8,800 USD) to locals.

Nguyen Van Phuong, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, said downpours from November 20-22 left two people dead, one missing and another injured, and flooded 7,966 houses in the locality.-VNA