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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.

Helping hands landed to Agent Orange/Dioxin victims

Helping hands landed to Agent Orange/Dioxin victims

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.

AO/dioxin victims in Can Tho, Tien Giang receive support

AO/dioxin victims in Can Tho, Tien Giang receive support

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).

Vietnamese youths join hands in caring for AO/dioxin victims

Vietnamese youths join hands in caring for AO/dioxin victims

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.

Vietnam, US sign agreement on dioxin treatment in Bien Hoa

Vietnam, US sign agreement on dioxin treatment in Bien Hoa

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.

NA Chairwoman presents Tet gifts to needy people

NA Chairwoman presents Tet gifts to needy people

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.

VAVA, MoLISA coordinate to support Agent Orange/dioxin victims

VAVA, MoLISA coordinate to support Agent Orange/dioxin victims

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.

Together healing the pains of Agent Orange/Dioxin victims

Together healing the pains of Agent Orange/Dioxin victims

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.

Vinh Long offers 1,000 gifts to AO victims, vision-impaired

Vinh Long offers 1,000 gifts to AO victims, vision-impaired

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.

Monsanto responsible for resolving environmental consequences in Vietnam

Monsanto responsible for resolving environmental consequences in Vietnam

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.