23/11/2017 09:42 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Relief aid provided for flood victims in Thua Thien-Hue

Thua Thien-Hue, November 22 (VNA) – The Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) has presented 1.2 billion VND (52,800 USD) to flood-hit residents in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue. 

The money will be distributed to the needy through the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s chapter in the province.

Apart from Agribank, many other organisations have also handed over gifts to households affected by the recent floods, helping them soon stabilise their lives.

Thua Thien-Hue has, to date, received more than 5.3 billion VND (233,200 USD) from organisations, units, businesses and individuals both at home and abroad to support natural disaster-hit residents.

Nguyen Van Phuong, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, said downpours and floods from November 20-22 left two people dead, one missing and another injured, and inundated 7,966 houses in the locality.