By April 22, the Vietnam Red Cross Society raised 111.2 billion VND (5.2 million USD) in a campaign to help the Japanese people to overcome the aftermaths of recent earthquake and tsunami.

Of the sum, 107 million VND (5.1 million USD) was contributed by 1,189 organisations and individuals and the rest was raised through mobile phone SMS.

The Vietnam Red Cross Society had sent 1 million USD as emergency aid to the Japanese disaster victims and shipped a number of essential goods to disaster-hit regions in Japan./.