The supporting centre for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims and poor children in the central city of Da Nang has recently inaugurated two classes for the group.
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.
The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is implementing a campaign to raise funds to support poor people and Agent Orange/dioxin victims on the occasion of the upcoming lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
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.
General Ngo Xuan Lich, Minister of National Defence, received his US counterpart James Mattis in Ho Chi Minh City on October 17
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.
VOV.VN - Activities all over Vietnam have marked the Day for AO/Dioxin Victims on August 10. Since the US army first sprayed the defoliant during the war in southern Vietnam 57 years ago, the lives of those directly exposed to Agent Orange/Dioxin have been tragically affected. Support has poured in to ease the pain of the victims.
The Association of Agent Orange/dioxin Victims in Can Tho city on August 7 presented gifts to dioxin victims and their families on the occasion of the 57th anniversary of the Day for AO/dioxin Victims (August 10).
Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on June 30 for US Assistant Secretary of Defence for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver.
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) Central Committee and the Vietnamese Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) signed a programme on coordination for the 2018-2023 period in order to encourage the involvement of youths in care for dioxin victims on June 25.
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Air Defence – Air Force Service under the Vietnamese Defence Ministry signed an agreement on non-refundable aid for a project on dioxin remediation in the Bien Hoa airport in Hanoi on May 11.
Chairwoman of the Vietnam National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan presented 100 gifts to families of social welfare policies, poor households and victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang during her pre-Tet visit to the locality on February 4.
A workshop was held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 13 to look into the outcomes of the trial remediation of dioxin using microbial technology at A Sho airfield in A Luoi district.
US Ambassador Ted Osius told Vietnamese Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh that he will make every effort to promote cooperation between Vietnam and the US in addressing post-war consequences.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin (VAVA) inked an agreement in Hanoi on September 20 to further their coordination in supporting AO victims and protecting their rights and interests.
VOV.VN - August 10th is observed as a Day 'For Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxinVictims'. In the 56 years since the US army sprayed the defoliant on Vietnam battlefields, the consequences have affected the lives, not only of those directly exposed to AO/Dioxin, but of their children and grandchildren.
The Department of Natural Resources and Environment in the southern province of Dong Nai has rejected rumors on social media that dioxin was found under the bed of the local Dong Nai River.
The Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (AO) in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long and the provincial Blind Association on May 9 presented more than 1,000 gifts to AO victims and poor vision-impaired people in the locality.
VOV.VN - After 6 months of investigation and a 2-day trial, the International Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague concluded that Monsanto has damaged the ecosystem and inflicted losses on the environment and people in many countries, including Vietnam during the American war.
The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) has mobilised more than VND5.5 trillion (US$243.3 million), goods and volunteers to support some 30 million children across the country.