Hanoi helps pandemic-hit people with over VND3 trillion

So far, Hanoi authorities have help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with more than VND3.086 trillion (about US$134.6 million), with over VND2.69 trillion coming from the State budget.

Besides, localities in the capital have provided financial assistance to eight groups of beneficiaries with its specific policies.

As for the groups of the poor, near-poor, and needy, authorities have completed the provision of assistance totally more than VND282 billion to the over 282,000 recipients.

Municipal and local authorities are still mobilising donations from various sources to help those in need.