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.
People in central region encouraged to join AO press award Society

People in central region encouraged to join AO press award

The Vietnam Association for Victims of AO/Dioxin (VAVA) held an event in Vinh city of the northern central province of Nghe An on June 16 to call for people in the central region to participate in a press award for reporting on Agent Orange and efforts to overcome the consequences of toxic chemicals used by US forces during the war in Vietnam.
My Lai Peace Foundation presents gifts to AO/dioxin victims Society

My Lai Peace Foundation presents gifts to AO/dioxin victims

The My Lai Peace Foundation in conjunction with the Association for Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin of the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on June 3 handed over 15 houses worth 50 million VND (over 2,150 USD) each to AO victims and 90 bicycles to poor students in Bac Lieu, Hau Giang and Ca Mau provinces.
Bac Lieu presents gifts for Agent Orange/dioxin victims Society

Bac Lieu presents gifts for Agent Orange/dioxin victims

The My Lai Peace Foundation and the Associations for Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/ Dioxin of Bac Lieu and Ca Mau provinces presented 15 houses to AO/ Dioxin victims and 90 bicycles to disadvantaged students of Bac Lieu, Hau Giang and Ca Mau provinces on June 3.
PM calls on Vietnamese to support poor people ahead of Tet Society

PM calls on Vietnamese to support poor people ahead of Tet

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 18 called on Vietnamese people, firms and agencies both at home and overseas to continue providing relief for disadvantaged people living in far-flung islands and areas as well as those affected by natural disasters and Agent Orange/dioxin.
Tet gifts for Agent Orange/dioxin victims Society

Tet gifts for Agent Orange/dioxin victims

As many as 20 gift packages were presented to Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims at a programme in Hanoi on January 15 on the occasion of the upcoming traditional Lunar New Year (Tet).
AO/dioxin victims in Soc Trang receive Tet gifts Society

AO/dioxin victims in Soc Trang receive Tet gifts

Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Rinh, President of the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA), presented gifts to AO/dioxin victims in Soc Trang province on January 5, during his working trip to the southern region.
Dialogue looks into post-war bomb, mine recovery measures Society

Dialogue looks into post-war bomb, mine recovery measures

Measures to resolve the lingering consequences of unexploded ordnances (UXO) and toxic chemicals left by wars throughout the country were discussed at a dialogue held by the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war UXO and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Office 701) on December 25.