Vietnamese bank supports Myanmar flood victims hinh anh 1Flood in Myanmar (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)

The Vietnam Bank for Investment and Development (BIDV) has provided aid in cash and in kind worth 50,000 USD to help the people of Myanmar overcome the devastating aftermath of the recent floods, reported Lao Dong newspaper.

Heavy seasonal rain, which has pounded the Southeast Asian nation since late June, triggered severe floods that affected over 210,000 people in 12 regions and states, killing 60 people and evacuating approximately 6,000 households to emergency camps.

It is estimated that nearly 344,500 hectares of farmland were damaged by the floods.-VNA