3,000 white canes presented in aid of blind people Society

3,000 white canes presented in aid of blind people

The Ministry of Planning and Investment presented 3,000 white canes to the Vietnam Blind Association (VBA) at a ceremony on December 23, as part of the ministry’s initiative on supporting blind and visually impaired people.
 Record rice aid of over 253,300 tonnes distributed in 2021 Society

Record rice aid of over 253,300 tonnes distributed in 2021

More than 253,300 tonnes of rice aid worth over 2.9 trillion VND (126.35 million USD) had been allocated to help people alleviate the impacts of natural disasters and diseases this year, said the General Department of State Reserves at a press conference held on December 23.
Over 217 billion VND donated to flood victims Society

Over 217 billion VND donated to flood victims

More than 217 billion VND (USD) has been distributed between November 2020 and December 2021 to assist 730,164 people across 12 provinces and cities in the central region, which was hit by severe floods in October last year.
Vietnam calls for more humanitarian aid for DR Congo World

Vietnam calls for more humanitarian aid for DR Congo

Vietnam has called for more humanitarian aid for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) during the United Nations Security Council’s meeting on the country’s unrest and activities of the UN Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the DR Congo (MONUSCO) on December 6.
Vietnam appeals for promoting talks, trust building in Syria World

Vietnam appeals for promoting talks, trust building in Syria

The Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, Nguyen Phuong Tra, has underscored the necessity for promoting negotiation and trust building efforts among relevant parties in Syria, with active assistance from the international community.
Hanoi offers relief aid to disaster-hit provinces Society

Hanoi offers relief aid to disaster-hit provinces

The Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Committee of Hanoi on November 12 presented relief aid to central and northwestern provinces to help them overcome disaster consequences.
HCM City presents aid to Vietnamese-Cambodians Society

HCM City presents aid to Vietnamese-Cambodians

A delegation of the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs of HCM City presented 750 aid packages to Cambodians of Vietnamese origin during a ceremony held on November 11 at the Thuong Phuc-Kaoh Roka international border gates in Vietnam’s Dong Thap and Cambodia’s Prey Veng province.
 Lao Cai receives USAID’s aid for sustainable forest management Society

Lao Cai receives USAID’s aid for sustainable forest management

The Office of the People’s Committee of northern border Lao Cai province on November 10 reported that the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has decided to offer a non-refundable aid worth 1 million USD to the province to carry out a project on sustainable forest management and biodiversity preservation.
Truong Sa medical centre saves fisherman in distress Society

Truong Sa medical centre saves fisherman in distress

Truong Sa town medical centre in the central province of Khanh Hoa’s Truong Sa island district said on November 10 that it has provided first aid for a fisherman from the central province of Quang Ngai, who met with an accident at sea a day earlier.
Over 98 percent of financial aid delivered to pandemic-hit workers Society

Over 98 percent of financial aid delivered to pandemic-hit workers

As of November 5, more than 21.851 trillion VND (965.5 million USD) of the almost 22.29 trillion VND, equivalent to 98 percent of the approved amount, in financial support has been delivered to over 9.1 million out of nearly 9.4 million pandemic-hit workers applying for help, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).