(VOV) - The HCM City Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (HAVA) on July 1 held a ground-breaking ceremony for a centre known as AO village to care for and provide vocational training and rehabilitation for AO/Dioxin victims.
The Agent Orange (AO)/ Dioxin Victims Association in the northern province of Thai Nguyen presented the title “Tam Long Vang” (golden heart) on June 17 to individuals and groups who have actively supported local AO victims.
A cultural programme themed “Join hands to ease Agent Orange pain” was held in the central city of Da Nang to raise funds for over 5,000 Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin victims in the locality.
Representatives from associations for Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin victims across the northern region gathered at a 2-day working conference on May 7 in Thai Nguyen.
Vice Director of the US organisation “Veterans for Peace (VFP)” Chuck Searcy and his delegation visited Vietnam to consolidate Vietnam – US cooperation in addressing the difficulties facing Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin victims.
The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin (VAVA) sent an open letter on April 9 calling for support to an AO victim’s lawsuit against 26 US chemical companies that produced the chemical toxins sprayed by the US army in the war in Vietnam.
More gift packages are being delivered to people from disadvantaged backgrounds on the occasion of the up-coming traditional Lunar New Year (Tet).
The cooperation between Vietnamese and US nationals plays a crucial component in the normalisation of relations between the two countries, according to outcomes from a forum held in Hanoi on January 27.
As many as 66 victims of Agent Orange/dioxin were honoured for excelling themselves at a conference in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on December 23.
(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on September 14 received former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama on a working visit to Vietnam.
The Health Ministry and the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin (VAVA) discussed measures to strengthen their cooperation in providing care for AO victims at a meeting in Hanoi on August 20.
Vietnam has adopted a number of policies for Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin victims, supporting them with vocational training and medical treatment.
President of the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) Nguyen Van Rinh on July 24 visited the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang to inspect the enforcement of policies designed for AO victims.
(VOV) - A seminar was held in Hanoi on June 30 assessing the efficiency of policies for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims and proposed solutions for supplement and amendments.
(VOV) -The Vietnam Tennis Federation recently announced that three Vietnamese athletes will participate in a tennis tournament sponsored by the Vietnam Tennis Association in Russia (Vitar-Incentra) in Moscow on June 7-8.