The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC)’s Central Committee launched a humanitarian month on May 5 in response to World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day on May 8.
More than 500 Buddhist monks, nuns and followers registered for blood donation while 150 people put their names on the list of organ donors at a festival in Hanoi on August 4.
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.
A ball and jersey bearing signatures of the entire team that helped Vietnam become the champion of the 2018 ASEAN Federation Football (AFF) Suzuki Cup will be put up for a fundraising auction on January 13.
The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) Central Committee and Prudential Vietnam launched a project on improving first aid response capacity at schools and in the community in Hanoi on November 22.
A charity walk was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 5 with the participation of more than 5,000 people to raise funds for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims and the disabled.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) on October 12 provided urgent relief, including 900 million in cash and necessities worth over VND50 million, for people severely affected by floods in the northern and central regions.
As many as 33 wards and communes in central provinces will be assisted to combat natural disasters under the second phase of a project funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) to continue promoting its role in ensuring the country’s social welfare at a working session with the association in Hanoi on July 19.
The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) held a conference in Hanoi on June 28 to publicise its natural disaster forecast in 2017 and evaluate its capacity and resources to respond to emergencies.
Major problems of Vietnam’s railway sector will be resolved if a double-track railway is developed on the route from the north to the south of the country, experts said on November 15.
VOV.VN - After two straight quarters of falling revenue the Vietnam Railway Corporation (VRC) said recently it won’t be amping up hiring or revving up mothballed locomotives anytime soon.
Twenty officials from the Lao Red Cross (LRC) are attending a three-month training course in Hanoi as part of the cooperation agreement signed between the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) and its Lao counterpart.
The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) has conducted its first-ever all-level disaster response drill to better prepare for natural calamities in 2016.
Vietnam Railways Corporation is seeking the Ministry of Transport’s approval of a plan to add seats in passenger trains to meet the rush during the Lunar New Year in 2017.
The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) Central Committee said on August 9 that it will provide the second aid batch for flood-hit residents in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
The American Red Cross (ARC) will continue cooperating with and assisting the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) in humanitarian activities, said ARC Senior Vice President for International Operations Harold Brooks.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) and the US company Procter & Gamble (P&G) will bring clean water to children in disadvantaged localities.