The Vice President offered gifts and VND50 million (US$2,250) each to help three families in Khanh Thinh and Yen Tu communes of Yen Mo district and Yen Ninh town of Yen Khanh district.
During the working session with the provincial chapter of the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin, she hailed the organisation’s contributions to caring for local AO victims.
Thinh urged the locality to mobilise more resources and organise practical activities for the targeted group.
According to the chapter, Ninh Binh is home to 35,470 people exposed to Agent Orange, 5,734 of them have received social allowances.
As of June this year, the province had mobilised over VND22.3 billion (roughly US$1 million) to help local AO victims.
Financial support worth over VND19 billion (US$855,000) has been provided for over 55,700 individuals, covering house upgrades, health check-ups, free medicine, and production investment.