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Tet gifts handed out to the disadvantaged in Quang Tri

Tet gifts handed out to the disadvantaged in Quang Tri

Over 64,000 gifts worth over 50 billion VND (2.17 million USD) were handed out to poor households and policy beneficiaries in the central province of Quang Tri as of January 22, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year festival.

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.

Art exchange aims to ease pain of AO victims

Art exchange aims to ease pain of AO victims

The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) held an art exchange programme in Hanoi on August 10 with the theme “You are not left alone”.

Joint effort to address Agent Orange/dioxin effects

Joint effort to address Agent Orange/dioxin effects

VOV.VN - More than 5 decades after the US army sprayed Agent Orange/dioxin in Vietnam, the legacy of the defoliant remains. The Vietnamese Party and State have adopted policies and measures to address the long-term consequences of the toxic chemical.

Vice President visits AO/dioxin victims in Tien Giang

Vice President visits AO/dioxin victims in Tien Giang

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh visited poor households and Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on January 21, ahead of the Tet (Lunar New Year) celebrations.

Ambassador hails Vietnam-Venezuela agricultural cooperation

Ambassador hails Vietnam-Venezuela agricultural cooperation

VOV.VN -Venezuelan Ambassador to Vietnam Jorge Rondon Uzcategui expressed his appreciation for the effective implementation of agricultural cooperation projects between the two nations at a press conference in Hanoi on January 10.

At least 1.5 million Tet gift packages for underprivileged

At least 1.5 million Tet gift packages for underprivileged

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) will launch a programme entitled “The Strength of Humanity” on January 13 to call for support to the underprivileged ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, according to VRCS Vice President Tran Thi Hong Anh.

AO victims need greater sympathy, support

AO victims need greater sympathy, support

57 years have gone by after the US started to spray some 80 million litres of toxic chemicals, including Agent Orange/dioxin over nearly one quarter of the total area of South Vietnam. However, its aftermath is still here until now.