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US$93 million for rural water supply project

US$93 million for rural water supply project

Representatives of the Australian, Danish, and UK governments on January 12 co-signed a Joint Financing Agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to further support Phase 3 of the National Target Program for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation.

Rural clean water project gets the go-ahead

Rural clean water project gets the go-ahead

The Prime Minister has approved a project to assist the National Target Program for Clean Water and Environmental Hygiene in rural areas in the 2011-2015 period.

ADB helps people have access to clean water

ADB helps people have access to clean water

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) on May 27 signed two loan agreements totalling US$198 million to improve clean water access for residents in Ho Chi Minh City.

National contest on clean water launched

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Singapore-based Lien Aid organisation and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have jointly launched a national campaign on clean water and environmental sanitation with the participation of the UN Goodwill Ambassador Xuan Bac.

Clean water for over 52 million people

Clean water for over 52 million people

A conference to review the national programme on clean water and environment in rural areas in 2006-2010 was held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in Hanoi on February 25.

Raising public awareness of using clean water

Raising public awareness of using clean water

Once local residents are aware of the importance of clean water and environmental hygiene, they will engage in practical activities to improve the situation and maintain achievements for a long term, said a UNICEF official.

Only 80 percent of nation can access clean water

Only 80 percent of nation can access clean water

A seminar on water treatment and storage facilities in Vietnamese households was held on October 12 in Hanoi by the National Centre for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation and PATH - a non-government health organisation from the USA.

More rural areas access clean water

More rural areas access clean water

As many as 83 percent of the population in rural areas are expected to have access to clean water, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Dao Xuan Hoc.

All urban areas to have clean water by 2025

Vietnam has set a target of supplying clean water to all urban areas across the country by 2025, providing an average volume of 120 litres of clean water/person/day.