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SMS program launched to help Agent Orange victims enjoy Tet

SMS program launched to help Agent Orange victims enjoy Tet

VOV.VN - The Central Committee of the Vietnam Red Cross Society, in collaboration with the National Humanitarian Portal 1400, on December 16 launched an SMS program aimed at raising funds to help poor people and Agent Orange victims enjoy the Lunar New Year festival, according to the Vietnam Red Cross Society.

160 wheelchairs presented to Hanoi disabled

160 wheelchairs presented to Hanoi disabled

The Hanoi Red Cross Society (HRCS), the Wheelchair Foundation and philanthropists presented 160 wheelchairs to the disabled, Agent Orange victims and those living with fatal diseases in Hanoi on November 6.

Le Thi Thanh Thuy wholeheartedly supports Agent Orange victims

Le Thi Thanh Thuy wholeheartedly supports Agent Orange victims

VOV.VN - Moved by her great sympathy for Agent Orange victims, Le Thi Thanh Thuy, Director of the Petrolimex Bank in Ba Ria Vung Tau province, has worked actively to help them. Over the years, Thuy has taken part in many charity programs for AO victims.

Obama urged to meet Agent Orange victims

Obama urged to meet Agent Orange victims

The Sky News recently ran an article by Tom Rayner about the need to address the ongoing health impacts caused by Agent Orange when President Obama visits Vietnam on May 23.

Quang Tri benefits from NGO funding

Quang Tri benefits from NGO funding

The central province of Quang Tri has attracted US$105 million worth of aid from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the last decade.

Swiss woman supports Vietnamese AO victims

(VOV) -On May 27, the Vietnam Association for the Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) received a US$10,000 donation from Maggie Brooks – a Swiss citizen – in support of local victims.

Nearly VND400 billion for policy beneficiaries during Tet

Nearly VND400 billion for policy beneficiaries during Tet

(VOV) - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has proposed a plan to provide financial assistance to policy beneficiaries with a total funding of nearly VND400 billion, or VND10 billion higher than the previous year’s figure.

Int’l Committee of Vietnam Friendship Village meets

Int’l Committee of Vietnam Friendship Village meets

(VOV) - The 14th International Committee of the Vietnam Friendship Village took place in Hanoi on October 25 with the participation of international organisations and donors from France, Germany, the US, Japan and Canada.

HCM City marks 51st anniversary of AO/Dioxin Disaster

HCM City marks 51st anniversary of AO/Dioxin Disaster

More than 500 people representing over 20,000 Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin victims in Ho Chi Minh City gathered at a meeting on August 5 to mark the 51st anniversary of the AO/Dioxin Disaster in Vietnam.

UK MPs raise funds for Vietnamese AO victims

UK MPs raise funds for Vietnamese AO victims

Around £5,000 (VND170 million) was raised for Vietnamese Agent Orange victims at a meeting organised by British Members of Parliament (MPs) and the Vietnamese embassy on June 18.

Olympic Committee urged to act for AO victims

Olympic Committee urged to act for AO victims

Secretary of the Britain-Vietnam Friendship Society Len Aldis has sent an open letter to London Olympic and Paralympic Games organizers, reminding them of what Dow Chemical, which is to be a sponsor of the Games, has done to Vietnamese people with the use of toxic chemical Agent Orange (AO).

Mexican party supports Vietnamese AO victims

Mexican party supports Vietnamese AO victims

President of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA), Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Rinh, on December 5 received 120 wheelchairs handed over by Jose Benavides, a member of the Mexican Labour Party Central Committee.

Youth support Agent Orange victims

Most people would baulk at walking 1,560km, but for 500 volunteers it was the least they could do to raise funds for Agent Orange victims and publicise environment and social issues.