Continuous downpours from October 10 triggered floods and landslides in Vietnam’s northern and north central regions, causing huge losses in humans and property (Source: VNA)
 
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – The Embassy of Vietnam in Malaysia on October 21 raised funds for flood-hit residents in northern and central provinces of the home country.

The fund-raising ceremony took place within the framework of a celebration of Vietnamese Women’s Day (October 20).

Speaking at the event, Tran Thi Chang, head of the Vietnamese Women’s Club in Malaysia, said the Vietnamese community in Malaysia shared losses caused by the recent natural disasters in the homeland.

She called on the Vietnamese in Malaysia to continue their support for the flood-affected residents, helping them overcome disaster consequences and stabilise their lives.

Continuous downpours from October 10 triggered floods and landslides in Vietnam’s northern and north central regions, causing huge losses in humans and property.

Up to 75 people were killed, 38 injured and 28 others went missing. More than 2,600 households were forced to evacuate.-VNA