Ha Nam: 3,800 houses of revolutionary contributors upgraded hinh anh 1A ribbon-cutting ceremony held to hand over a house for revolutionary contributor (Illustrative photo: VNA)


Ha Nam (VNA) – Up to 3,794 houses have been built or upgraded for people who rendered services to the revolution in the northern province of Ha Nam.

Of the number, nearly 1,980 new houses were built while the houses of 1,816 others were improved, with all of them meeting safety and hygiene standards. The houses were built with funding from social sources in addition to State budget

Under the provincial project to build houses for people who rendered service to the nation, 7,171 households in Ha Nam are eligible for the support. This means 3,377 families are waiting for assistance, with 1,160 need new houses and 2,217 others need repairs.

The provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has worked with relevant agencies to monitor the implementation of the project and address difficulties. 

Local authorities have also stepped up communication work to call for organisations, businesses and people’s engagement in the project.

According to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, as of the end of 2017, a total of 9 million people were recognised as revolutionary contributors nationwide, including 1.2 million fallen soldiers, 127,000 heroic mothers and 800,000 wounded or sick soldiers.

Vietnam has promulgated various policies to support those revolutionary contributors who are living in disadvantaged conditions, one of which is housing aid.-VNA