OVs in Cambodia affected by floods receive support hinh anh 1Ambassador Vu Quang Minh (in white shirt) presents aid relief to local people (Photo: VNA)


Phnom Penh (VNA) – A delegation of Vietnam’s diplomatic representative offices and businesses in Cambodia on August 1 handed aid relief to overseas Vietnamese and poor Cambodian people victimised by flooding in Kampon Speu province.

The delegation, led by Ambassador Vu Quang Minh, visited villages of OVs alongside Mekong River in Peanichekam hamlet, Chbar Mon city, about 50km south of Phnom Penh capital, which was severely affected by recent floods.

The relief were presented to 145 families hardest hit by the floods, with funding coming from the staff of the Embassy, the Consulate General and Vietnamese firms in Cambodia.

Speaking with OVs and poor Cambodian people, Ambassador Minh said the Party, State and people of Vietnam are willing to assist flood-hit victims, helping them stabilise their lives.

There are more than 100 households of poor OVs and Cambodian residents in Peanichekam hamlet in Kampong Speu province. The recent flooding is among the largest in the area, causing great property losses to local people.-VNA