Vietinbank sends support to Quang Ninh flood victims hinh anh 1Vietinbank donated five ambulances to to northern Quang Ninh province (Source: VNA)

Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank of Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) donated five ambulances and nearly 19 billion VND (871,000 USD) on August 10 to northern Quang Ninh province, which recently suffered heavy rainfall.

The five ambulances will be handed over to five local healthcare establishments, including the Quang Ninh General Hospital , Bai Chay Hospital and Cam Pha General Hospital , to better serve rescue missions.

The historic downpour, the heaviest in 40 years, battered Quang Ninh province from July 25 to early August, claiming 17 lives. Economic losses were estimated up to 2.7 trillion VND (123.77 million USD), including 1.2 trillion VND (55 million USD) in the coal industry alone.

The Secretary of the Quang Ninh provincial Party Committee called for national relief efforts on July 29 to help flood victims overcome difficulties and return to normalcy.-VNA