Special attention paid to Vietnamese AO/dioxin victims Society

InfographicSpecial attention paid to Vietnamese AO/dioxin victims

Sixty years have passed since the US army dropped tens of millions of extremely toxic chemicals on various areas across the south of Vietnam, but their devastating impact still lingers. Over the years, special attention has been paid to Vietnamese AO/dioxin victims.
Thai Binh takes care of Agent Orange/dioxin victims Society

Thai Binh takes care of Agent Orange/dioxin victims

Thai Binh province – one of the localities with a large number of Agent Orange/dioxin victims in northern Vietnam – held a ceremony on August 9 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the dioxin disaster in Vietnam and respond to the Day for AO/dioxin victims (August 10).
Exhibition on AO/dioxin pain, lawsuit underway in HCM City Society

Exhibition on AO/dioxin pain, lawsuit underway in HCM City

An exhibition highlighting the pain of Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxin victims and the lawsuit filed by Tran To Nga, a Vietnamese French woman, against multinational companies for producing and selling chemical toxins sprayed by US forces in the war in Vietnam, is being held in Ho Chi Minh City from May 8-13.
Vietnam supports AO victims’ claims for justice: spokesperson Society

Vietnam supports AO victims’ claims for justice: spokesperson

Vietnam supports Agent Orange/dioxin victims in requesting legal responsibilities from US companies producing and selling the toxic chemical used during the war in Vietnam, stated Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on February 4 while commenting on a French court’s acceptance of the lawsuit filed by Tran To Nga, a French Vietnamese, against 14 US chemical companies.
Top legislator calls for support to disadvantaged people Society

Top legislator calls for support to disadvantaged people

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on February 2 called on administrations at all levels and sectors to better the social welfare work, ensuring that all people, especially social policy beneficiaries and poor households, enjoy a happy Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
Struggle for AO/dioxin victims in Vietnam endures Society

Struggle for AO/dioxin victims in Vietnam endures

Significant attention has been paid to a hearing on January 25 for a trial brought by Vietnamese-French woman Tran To Nga against the US companies that provided the chemical toxins used by the US Army in the war in Vietnam.
French court to hold hearing on AO lawsuit Society

French court to hold hearing on AO lawsuit

A French court will open a hearing on a lawsuit filed by Vietnamese-French Tran Thi To Nga against 14 multinational companies for producing and selling chemical toxins that was sprayed by the US army in the war in Vietnam, causing serious consequences for the community, her children and herself.
Can Tho: New facility for child AO/dioxin victims handed over Society

Can Tho: New facility for child AO/dioxin victims handed over

The Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho together with sponsoring businesses on September 21 handed over a facility to care for children affected by Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin, which was built within the municipal centre for social work.