The Hanoi People’s Committee has approved a 13 trillion VND (619 million USD) plan on clean water supply and rural environmental hygiene until 2020 with a vision to 2030.

Under the plan, by 2020, all rural households will be supplied with hygienic water, of which 80 percent will be clean water meeting the standard of the Ministry of Health (MoH).

All rural residents will have access to clean water under the MoH standard by 2030.

Regarding environmental hygiene, 100 percent of rural households will have hygienic outhouses and solid waste in all livestock farms will be treated.

50 percent of polluted craft villages will have waste treatment and 100 percent of rural markets will have hygienic outhouses.-VNA