The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Vietnam Red Cross Society have presented five houses to Heroic Vietnamese Mothers in the central province of Quang Tri, along with 100 gift packages to policy beneficiaries in the locality.
An international savings, retirement and insurance business, the Aviva Group, has donated over VND1.4 billion (US$60,000) to the Vietnam Red Cross Society to support an initiative to help people recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Natural disasters had claimed 15 lives and caused economic losses of more than VND3.2 trillion (over US$1.38 billion) this year to May 8, it was reported at a conference on May 19.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) on April 29 handed over face masks and other medical supplies to help the US people cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) Central Committee said on April 24 that it has decided to offer a relief package worth over VND270 million (US$11,700) in cash and kind to victims affected by recent hailstorms in the northern mountainous provinces of Dien Bien, Lao Cai and Lai Chau.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) on February 7 launched a campaign to bolster public awareness of the prevention against the acute respiratory disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus (nCoV).
VOV.VN - The Central Committee of the Vietnam Red Cross Society, in collaboration with the National Humanitarian Portal 1400, on December 16 launched an SMS program aimed at raising funds to help poor people and Agent Orange victims enjoy the Lunar New Year festival, according to the Vietnam Red Cross Society.
A meeting took place in Sam Son city, the north central province of Thanh Hoa, on October 13 to mark International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction and release the World Disaster Report 2019.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) Central Committee on September 8 presented aid packages to families in the central province of Quang Tri, who were affected by heavy rains and flooding from September 2 to 5.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) has decided to offer Central Highlands and southern localities that were affected by the recent torrential rains and floods more than 600 million VND (25,800 USD) to help them overcome difficulties.
More than 5,000 volunteers of the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) as well as local residents participated in a fundraising walk for Agent Organge (AO)/Dioxin victims and impoverished people with disabilities in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS)’s chapter in Hanoi will strive to provide support for 7,000-10,000 disadvantaged people under the 2019 Humanitarian Month which was launched in the capital city on May 5.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) and the Red Cross Society of China (ECSC) have signed an agreement on a cooperation project worth 1.5 million CNY (223,400 USD) in support for activities to build safe communities in Vietnam.
Many activities have been held in the northernmost province of Ha Giang on February 17 and 18 to pay tribute to martyrs and veterans who joined the war defending the northern border four decades ago.
More than 2.3 million needy people have received aid totalling over 3.8 trillion VND (163.3 million USD) over the last 11 years under a campaign that promotes each organisation and individual’s committed support for one disadvantaged people.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) in collaboration with Decathlon Vietnam and UP BEAT techno-startup company on November 30 launched an event called “#500Pushups challenge – Unfold Energy, Unfold Love”.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) Central Committee has decided to offer urgent support in the shape of over VND106 million (US$4,558) in cash and goods to locals affected by severe rains and floods in the south central province of Khanh Hoa.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a letter of appreciation to the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS), praising the efforts of volunteers and staff to aid less fortunate people over the last two decades.
A fund raising programme was launched on May 8 in Hanoi by the Vietnam Red Cross Society, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the National Humanitarian Portal 1400 to support the country’s poor fishermen.
The year 2018 will see about 12 – 14 storms and tropical depressions in the East Sea, some 4 – 6 are forecast to directly affect Vietnam’s mainland, according to the National Hydro-Meteorological Centre (NHMC).