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Int’l organisations continue support for storm victims

Two non-governmental organisations, the Save the Children of the UK and the US-based World Vision, on October 28 provided money and relief goods totalling over 1 billion VND for the victims of typhoon Ketsana in Hai Lang district, central Quang Tri province.
Society

More aid to victims of Typhoon Ketsana

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children has provided an aid package worth 500 million VND (around 28,000 USD) to nine central and Central Highlands provinces hit by Typhoon Ketsana.
Ketsana claims 92 Vietnamese lives Society

Ketsana claims 92 Vietnamese lives

By October 1, the death toll from typhoon Ketsana in Vietnam’s central and Central Highlands provinces had risen to 92 people, with 19 people still missing and 199 injured.
Top leaders extend condolences to storm victims Politics

Top leaders extend condolences to storm victims

Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh on Sept. 30 sent a message of sympathy to the families of the victims of tropical storm Ketsana, which has swept through the central and Central Highlands regions.
Gov’t gives top priority to rescue work Society

Gov’t gives top priority to rescue work

Top priority must be given to rescuing residents isolated by heavy rains and flooding, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai while chairing a teleconference with storm-hit central localities on September 29.
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Storm claims 26 lives in central region

At least 26 people in central provinces have died in severe flooding caused by typhoon Ketsana, the ninth tropical storm to hit Vietnam this season, according to preliminary estimates.