Vietnam Red Cross sends aid to flood victims in Nghe An, Ha Tinh

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRSC) will send emergency aid worth VND330 million (US$13,830) in cash and kind to help flood victims in the two central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh.

The VRSC Central Committee on October 1 announced that Nghe An will receive VND100 million and 200 relief packages while Ha Tinh will get US$50 million and 100 flood relief boxes, to be distributed to families with injured victims, or those whose houses and crops destroyed and seriously damaged by flooding. 

The Investment and Trade Consultancy Co Ltd (Intraco) has sent some 1,000 water filters worth VND1.1 billion through the VRSC to flood-hit families in Nghe An.

On September 29, the VRCS Central Committee provided assistance in cash and kind worth VND640 million for people in Quang Nam and Quang Ngai central provinces victimised by Typhoon Noru, the fourth one to enter the East Sea this year.

The storm caused heavy rain, floods and landslides in the central and Central Highlands regions.

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