Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan on December 9 presented gifts to storm victims in the central province of Quang Tri to help them soon stabilise their lives.

The gifts, which each include two million VND (94 USD) in cash and some commodities, were given to local people in Vinh Nam commune in Vinh Linh district, and Gio My commune in Gio Linh district, who were hard hit by the recent natural disasters.

She also handed over five million VND to Vinh Nam nursery school to help it overcome flood consequences and buy new teaching and learning equipment.

Vice President Doan used the occasion to praise the great efforts made by authorities and people in the two communes in the post-flood response, requiring local authorities to ensure hygiene for people.

They were requested to pay special attention to education and training, healthcare and social allowances towards families that have contributed to the revolution.

October’s Wutip and Nari, the tenth and eleventh tropical storms to hit Vietnam this year, ripped roofs off 385 houses, blew down 40,000 industrial plants and injured five people in Gio My commune.

At the same time, they also tore roofs from 387 houses, destroyed 90 percent of rubber acreage, left one dead and another injured in Vinh Nam commune.-VNA