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.
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.
A ground breaking ceremony for a project to upgrade the Vietnam social protection centre for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims took place in Thach That district of Hanoi on October 10.
A Japanese researcher has just announced a project on training Vietnamese health workers in addressing problems related to Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin chemical that was sprayed on the country during the war.
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”.
It was on August 10, 1961, that the US military first sprayed Agent Orange in Vietnam. 58 years have passed, yet the tragic legacy left behind by the toxic defoliant remains indelible.
More than 5,000 volunteers of the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) as well as local residents participated in a fundraising walk for Agent Organge (AO)/Dioxin victims and impoverished people with disabilities in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10.
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.
The chapter of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang raised 10 billion VND (430,430 USD) in the first seven months of 2019.
An aid from Taipei’s Rotary Club was presented to the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA)’s Ba Ria-Vung Tau province chapter on July 26.
Hanoi’s authorities have presented more than 387,000 gift packages valued at over 156 billion VND (6.7 million USD) to social policy beneficiaries on the occasion of War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).
An exhibition on the impact of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin in Vietnam opened in Pleiku city of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai on July 18.
The Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho spent over 3 billion VND (129,000 USD) in the first quarter of this year to support the victims and their families.
VOV.VN - Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh gave a reception to Director of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Vietnam Michael Greene on March 7 in Hanoi.
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.
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.
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.
An international conference was held in Hanoi on December 14 to discuss the settlement of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin consequences which still linger in people’s bodies and the environment across Vietnam.
More than 200 photos and objects featuring impacts of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin on the environment as well as human health are on display at an exhibition that kicked off in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on October 25.
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.