OVs in Europe raise funds for flood victims in central region hinh anh 1Vietnamese people in the Czech Republic donate to the fund for flood victims in Vietnam's central region (Photo: VNA)


Prague (VNA) – Vietnamese in the Czech Republic, Poland and Ukraine have offered support for flood victims in the central region.

The Vietnamese association in the Czech Republic handed over more than 1.6 billion VND (68,840 USD) to seven central localities.

Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Thai Xuan Dung said that the assistance shows the sentiments and responsibility of overseas Vietnamese for their compatriots at home.

President of the Union of Vietnamese Associations in Europe Hoang Dinh Thang noted that Vietnamese people in Europe, particularly in the Czech Republic, have actively joined fundraising campaigns to support flood victims in the central region.

Meanwhile, the Vietnamese community in Poland raised over 1.3 billion VND during a campaign to help affected people overcome flood consequences.

A delegation of the Vietnamese association in Poland led by its vice president Nguyen Viet Trieu paid a visit to and presented the aid to support the repair of schools and roads in the four provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.

The Embassy of Vietnam in Ukraine joined hands with Vietnamese associations in the country to launch a fundraising campaign to support flood-hit residents. Nearly 17,430 USD was raised after 11 days of the campaign./.