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Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas

Health

Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas

Residents must work closely with medical workers to prevent and control epidemics in areas where flood waters had been lingering in Hanoi’s Chuong My district for more than 10 days, said Nguyen Khac Hien, Director of the municipal Department of Health.

Vietnam provides more aid for Lao collapsed dam victims

Society

Vietnam provides more aid for Lao collapsed dam victims

The Vietnamese Government has so far donated 200,000 USD sourced from State budget reserves and 100 tonnes of rice to the Lao Government in order to help the neighbouring country overcome the aftermath of the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam.

More aid from Vietnam reaches survivors of Lao dam collapse

Society

More aid from Vietnam reaches survivors of Lao dam collapse

The National Committee for Disaster Response and Search and Rescue has asked the Ministry of National Defence to join disaster relief efforts for victims in the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Laos following the instruction of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Military Region 5 asks units to join rescue efforts in Laos

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Military Region 5 asks units to join rescue efforts in Laos

Shortly after receiving information about the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Laos, the High Command of Military Region 5 of Vietnam asked its South Laos Friendship Co. Ltd. to send 10 medical workers and hundreds of personnel to join rescue and relief efforts.

Experts: Local clinics in need of revamp

Health

Experts: Local clinics in need of revamp

People require medical care even before they fall sick, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at the opening of a training programme to improve the quality of local clinics and the country’s grass-roots level health care system, in Hanoi’s Dan Phuong district.