The Japanese Government, through the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA), has granted emergency relief goods worth approximately 253,000 USD to flood victims in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.

The emergency relief aid is aimed at helping people in the region overcome the aftermath of current floods which claimed the lives of more than 60 people and forced more than 8,000 households to evacuate.

It includes plastic jerry cans, water tanks and power generators, which are in high demand by the communities.

Representatives of the Embassy of Japan in Vietnam and JICA Vietnam is scheduled to hand over the relief goods to the Fatherland Front Central Committee on Nov. 2./.