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Agent Orange

AO victims to win justice, says President

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AO victims to win justice, says President

Vietnamese AO victims’ ongoing struggle for justice will be successful, said State President Nguyen Minh Triet at a charity art progamme entitled “ Justice and Heart” held in Hanoi on August 8.

Exhibition shows horrors of war

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Exhibition shows horrors of war

Overseas Vietnamese, foreigners and local authorities gathered at the Union of Friendship Organisations on Aug. 10 to commemorate those who have died or fallen ill because of the toxic chemical Agent Orange, used during the American War.

Int’l support for AO/Dioxin victims pours in

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Int’l support for AO/Dioxin victims pours in

Many international organisations said in letters to the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) on the occasion of “For AO Victims Day 2009” (August 10) that they will stand side by side with the association’s struggle for justice.

VNA helps to alleviate AO victims’ plight

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VNA helps to alleviate AO victims’ plight

The Vietnam News Agency has sent 20.5 million VND in aid to 25 Agent Orange/dioxin victims nationwide and built a house valued at 15 million VND for a victim’s family in southern Tien Giang province.

Action month for AO victims to kick off

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Action month for AO victims to kick off

The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) has targeted raising 98 billion VND for 70,000 Agent Orange/dioxin victims during this year’s action month, which will run from August 10 to September 10.

Improving management of persistent organic pollutants

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Improving management of persistent organic pollutants

Vietnamese environmental managers and regional field experts on July 22 gathered in the central city of Da Nang at a seminar, sharing experiences in the management of persistent organic pollutants (PoPs) and appraisal of impact of POPs on health.

NGO grants going strong

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NGO grants going strong

Vietnam received commitments to humanitarian and socio-economic assistance from 17 new foreign non-governmental organisations (NGO’s) in the first half of the year, despite the impact of the global economic downturn on charitable giving worldwide.