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.
A total of more than VND126 billion (over US$5.35 million) had been raised via a texting campaign for Vietnam’s fight against the COVID-19 as at 11am on April 5, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.
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.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) Central Committee on August 12 presented nearly 300 million VND (12,900 USD) as urgent relief aid to 98 flood-affected households in Dinh Quan district, the southern province of Dong Nai.
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.
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.
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.
A project to minimise the impact of heat waves on vulnerable groups in Hanoi by the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) was launched at a conference in the capital city in November 28.
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.
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).
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) and the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) have agreed to further their mutual support when there are natural disasters or catastrophes through humanitarian aid.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) has worked to spread humanitarian spirit in society, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said.
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.
The 14th annual Southeast Asia Red Cross Red Crescent Leadership Meeting kicked off in Hanoi on September 21.
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).
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.