The State official encouraged residents of Dien Ban Duy Vinh communes in Duy Xuyen district to resume their production after a recent flood. She ordered local authorities to support them and prevent hunger in these localities.
A total of 215 gifts were presented to the residents and VND100 million (US$4,394) were handed over to Duy Xuyen district in order to help recover local sources of livelihood.
After the visit, Thinh and her delegation had a working session with provincial officials.
Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Dinh Van Thu reported that the December flooding is the worse since the beginning of the year, which left thousands of houses submerged, vegetable plantations damaged and transport in Cua Dai river mouth and inland main roads paralysed.
The local authorities have coordinated water releases at local hydropower plants and devised measures to help affected residents resume production.
He proposed the Government providing financial assistance to fix damaged main roads of the province.
The Vice President stressed the Party and Government’s commitment to tackling the flood consequences, with the Fatherland Front Central Committee calling for donations in Vietnam and abroad.
She urged the local administration to submit documents asking for assistance to the government as soon as possible.
At the meeting, the Vice President, who is also head of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC), presented VND300 million (US$13,182) from the fund to help local children continue their study.