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Vietnam offers aid to victims of dam collapse in Laos

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Vietnam offers aid to victims of dam collapse in Laos

Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung on July 26 handed over 200,000 USD in aid relief from the Vietnamese Government to Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Thongsavanh Phomvihane in order to help the country in the aftermath of the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam.

No Vietnamese reported missing in Lao dam collapse

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No Vietnamese reported missing in Lao dam collapse

No Vietnamese has been reported missing as of July 26, while 15 Vietnamese families living in the areas affected by floods triggered by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Laos have been evacuated to safe places, local officials said.

No Vietnamese citizens harmed in dam incident in Laos

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No Vietnamese citizens harmed in dam incident in Laos

All Vietnamese citizens residing in areas affected by the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Laos are unharmed, Vo Van Mung, Chairman of the Association of Overseas Vietnamese in Attapeu province, said quoting a report by local authorities.

Vietnam Red Cross sends more aid to flood victims

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Vietnam Red Cross sends more aid to flood victims

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) has sent the second batch of urgent aid worth over 870 million VND (37,900 USD) to victims of recent floods and landslides in the two northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Ha Giang.