The Government has asked the Ministry of Finance to provide 3,833 tonnes of rice in emergency aid to flood victims in the three central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam and Phu Yen.

Accordingly, Thua Thien- Hue, Quang Nam and Phu Yen provinces will receive 1,000 tonnes, 2,500 tonnes and 333 tonnes of rice, respectively.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung requested the Provincial People’s Committees to allocate rice to right beneficiaries.

Earlier, the Government also directed the finance ministry to support 10,000 tonnes of rice to people in three other central provinces namely Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Quang Binh in a bid to help them overcome the aftermath of flood caused by the 10 th and 11 th tropical storms.-VNA