It was on August 10, 1961, that the US military first sprayed Agent Orange in Vietnam. 58 years have passed, yet the tragic legacy left behind by the toxic defoliant remains indelible.
A place where hundreds of Agent Orange victims have called home will soon close, and so far for those who are there now, they have nowhere else to live.
VOV.VN - For three decades, Doctor Ta Thi Chung has cared for and taught nearly 200 children affected by Agent Orange. Children at the Hoa Binh (Peace) Village call her “grandmother”.
VOV.VN - Thuy Dung, second runner-up of Miss Vietnam 2016 pageant, and MC Hoang Oanh on September 13 presented gifts to 100 children with disabilities and Agent Orange victims in the southeastern province of Tay Ninh on the Mid-Autumn Festival.
(VOV) - Vietnam’s Quang Tri province, an area of scorching sun and heavy rain, was also hardest hit by the American bombing during the war. Despite severe natural conditions, victims of war bombs and mines have struggled to build a new, better life.
“Chau, Beyond The Lines”, a documentary film featuring the consequence of Orange/Dioxin in Vietnam was screened in New York on December 11, helping American nationals get insights into the pain of Vietnamese AO victims.
(VOV) - An exhibition entitled “Journey to justice for Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin victims” was held in HCM City on August 9.