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Vietnam Red Cross Society aids flood victims in Quang Tri

Vietnam Red Cross Society aids flood victims in Quang Tri

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.

Hanoi Red Cross launches humanitarian month

Hanoi Red Cross launches humanitarian month

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.

Humanitarian month to include multiple activities

Humanitarian month to include multiple activities

Blood donation and organ donation commitment is among activities to be held during the humanitarian month which lasts from May 1-31 under the theme of “Connecting, Sharing, and Spreading,” heard a press conference in Hanoi on April 25.

At least 1.5 million Tet gift packages for underprivileged

At least 1.5 million Tet gift packages for underprivileged

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) will launch a programme entitled “The Strength of Humanity” on January 13 to call for support to the underprivileged ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, according to VRCS Vice President Tran Thi Hong Anh.

East Sea to see 12 – 14 storms in 2018

East Sea to see 12 – 14 storms in 2018

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).

President calls for further support from int’l Red Cross societies

President calls for further support from int’l Red Cross societies

VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang has asked the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (IRIC) to provide continued support for member organisations in Southeast Asia, including Vietnam.

Southeast Asia Red Cross leaders to meet in Hanoi

Southeast Asia Red Cross leaders to meet in Hanoi

VOV.VN - The 14th annual Southeast Asia Red Cross Red Crescent Leadership Meeting is set to take place on September 21-22 in Hanoi, according to the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS).

Conference on forecast-based financing opens in Hanoi

Conference on forecast-based financing opens in Hanoi

The first regional conference in Asia on forecast-based financing for climate change adaption was held in Hanoi on June 13, drawing about 100 international and domestic experts in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaption.