The People’s Committee of southern central Phu Yen province has asked its authorities by November 30 to finalise the list of poor households receiving housing support under a government decree.

The province strives to provide the support to 20 percent of the targeted households in 2014 and complete the programme in the next two years.

Under the government decree on support poor households to build storm and flood-resistant houses, each poor household in different areas will receive from 12 million to 16 million VND (571-762 USD) and can access to loans worth up to 15 million VND (714 USD) at an annual interest rate of 3 percent in 10 years from the Bank for Social Policies.

In 2013, the province piloted to build 100 flood-resistant houses for needy households in An Dinh and An Dan communes of Tuy An district, Xuan Son Nam and Xuan Son Bac communes in Dong Xuan district.-VNA