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Hundreds of people donate money to help flood victims

In Uncategorized on November 5, 2010 at 10:50 am

Over 30,000 people register to donate corneas after death

In Uncategorized on November 2, 2010 at 8:13 am

US to donate US$50,000 to flood-hit regions

In Uncategorized on October 14, 2010 at 2:25 pm

The United States will donate US$50,000 for emergency supplies to central flood victims, the US Embassy in Hanoi said on October 12.

Children in Quang Binh Province  were drying their books after the flood.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also offered condolences to the victims of central flood-hit provinces.

“On behalf of President Barack Obama and the people of the United States, I offer our condolences for the destruction and loss of life caused by heavy rains and flooding in Vietnam. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the people of Vietnam, especially those affected by this tragedy,” Mrs. Clinton said in a statement.

The same day, international organizations including Plan International, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the US Agency for International Development (USAID), CARE in Vietnam, Challenge to Change and others will provide more than US345, 000 to support the emergency response activities of the People’s Aid Coordinating Committee (PACCOM) of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) in Hanoi.

In response to a program titled ““For the central flood victims” by the Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, Phu My Hung Joint Venture Company offered VND50 million (US$2,500) for the worst-hit families in Quang Binh Province.

The newspaper also provided five tons of rice to the the most heavily damaged places in the province on October 12.

Over VND600 million (US$30,000) was collected from the staff of the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) in Hanoi for support for disaster victims in the central Vietnam.

Thousands of wells and sanitary works in the worst-hit districts including Huong Khe and Vu Quang, Ha Tinh Province are seriously polluted.

More than 1,707 residents have red sore eye and 1,458 with cutaneous disease, according to Mr. Pham Van Khang, Director of theHuong Khe District’s Preventive Health Center.

The areas may also face risks of hunger, he added.

Director of the Education and Training Department of Quang Binh province said that over 1,000 classrooms were submerged in the flood, five students died and some were injured in the flood. It is estimated that losses caused to the education sector by the flood is more than VND83 bliion (US$4.4 million). Around 30,000 students cannot go to school. They may return to school after October 20.


According to the latest report by the Kien Giang Porvince’s Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention, heavy rain and whirlwind killed two fishermen died and left ten missing, plunged around 40 boats into the water, and damaged 38 floating fish-breeding cages and 13 houses. Two boats with 7 fishermen lost connection with mainland. Many areas in Duong Dong and An Thoi towns have been submerged under floodwater.


Related articles:
Quang Binh floods make thousands homeless
PM visits worst-hit province of Quang Binh
SGGP Newspaper gives relief aids to central flood victims
65 dead, missing as flood hits Central Vietnam
Quang Binh residents face serious flood
Dead, missing victims in central Vietnam continue to raise
Eight dead, missing in strong flood in central Vietnam

Source: SGGP

Residents donate land to build school

In Uncategorized on August 13, 2010 at 3:23 pm




Residents donate land to build school


QĐND – Friday, August 13, 2010, 21:1 (GMT+7)

PANO – Several ethnic minority people in Ngoc Wang Commune, Dac Ha District in the Central Highlands Province of Kon Tum, have offered land to build a school for local children.


The family of A Veng and Y Veh in the Kon Re Village has donated more than 2,000 sq. m. of land to build a 4-classroom-school.


A Hiep, Secretary of the commune’s Youth Union, said that the plot of land, which is near the road, is worth more than VND 100 million, but A Veng donated it to the local authorities.


With new class-rooms, he hopes that more local children will have a chance to go to school.


A Deh, a poor male head of household in Dac Dem village, has also offered land to build a school. He said that as local children need more class-rooms, he donated his land for that reason alone.


The district’s local authorities have presented Certificates of Merit to these residents.


Translated by Duy Minh


Source: QDND

Vietcombank to donate $50,000 more to SGGP charity program

In Uncategorized on July 29, 2010 at 11:18 am

Vietcombank has recently decided to contribute 20 more houses of gratitude and 200 additional scholarships, a total of VND1 billion (US$50,000), as part of stage 1 of Sai Gon Giai Phong’s charity program, Nghia Tinh Truong Son (Sentimental Attachment for Truong Son Road).

Logo of program Nghia Tinh Truong Son

20 houses, worth VND30 million (US$1,500) each and 200 scholarships, worth VND2 million (US$100) each will be offered to war invalids and martyrs’ families and students, who live in Ho Chi Minh City, Quang Ngai and Long An provinces.


Earlier, Vietcombank agreed to fund 600 houses of gratitude and 1,000 scholarships, worth total of VND20 billion ($1 million), to war invalids and martyrs’ families and local students, who live along Truong Son Road, which goes through 12 provinces such as Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Quang Binh.


Vietcombank also is funding the construction of two temples to commemorate the martyr Truong Son, at a cost VND20 billion ($1 million).


Vietcombank’s branches at twelve provinces along Truong Son Road disbursed money for building houses and grating scholarships since July 15-27.


SGGP and Vietcombank will complete stage one of the program by August 15.


SGGP has also prepared a gala night to launch stage 2 of the program, which is expected get underway in December.

Source: SGGP

11,000 people willing to donate corneas after death

In Uncategorized on May 31, 2010 at 3:41 pm

Two old persons , Trinh Thien He and Dao Thi Nhan, register to donate corneas upon their death in Tu Liem District, Hanoi on May 28

According to data of Vietnam Red Cross Organization, Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology, and ORBIS Organization, 11,000 Vietnamese people have agreed to donate their corneas upon death, 79 of which have already been used to cure eye illnesses.


Statistics also shows that currently, about 300,000 Vietnamese patients have become blind due to corneal diseases, with around 15,000 more each year. The only treatment for these conditions is cornea transplant surgery.

Source: SGGP

1,000 Youth Union members donate blood

In Uncategorized on April 6, 2010 at 4:34 pm




1,000 Youth Union members donate blood


QĐND – Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 21:6 (GMT+7)

Over a 1,000 Youth Union members from businesses, universities and army units in Quang Ngai province have donated over 500 units of blood in response to the blood donation campaign launched in the Central province on April 4th.  


Bui Quang Kieu, who has donated blood 21 times in the province, said donating blood is a meaningful deed and he had started donating blood since he was at high school. He added that he was very happy doing it because his blood can help to save a patient, especially poor patients.


At the event, the Quang Ngai Provincial People’s Committee presented certificates of merit to 34 groups and individuals to acknowledge their humanitarian acts.


On this occasion, hundreds of youth union members joined the parade on the streets to mobilise more people to participate in blood donation.


The event was organised by the Quang Ngai Steering Committee of Voluntary Blood Donation, the province’s Youth Union and the Quang Ngai General Hospital.


Source: TT


Translated by Phuong Linh


Source: QDND

1,000 Youth Union members donate blood

In Uncategorized on April 6, 2010 at 4:11 pm




1,000 Youth Union members donate blood


QĐND – Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 21:6 (GMT+7)

Over a 1,000 Youth Union members from businesses, universities and army units in Quang Ngai province have donated over 500 units of blood in response to the blood donation campaign launched in the Central province on April 4th.  


Bui Quang Kieu, who has donated blood 21 times in the province, said donating blood is a meaningful deed and he had started donating blood since he was at high school. He added that he was very happy doing it because his blood can help to save a patient, especially poor patients.


At the event, the Quang Ngai Provincial People’s Committee presented certificates of merit to 34 groups and individuals to acknowledge their humanitarian acts.


On this occasion, hundreds of youth union members joined the parade on the streets to mobilise more people to participate in blood donation.


The event was organised by the Quang Ngai Steering Committee of Voluntary Blood Donation, the province’s Youth Union and the Quang Ngai General Hospital.


Source: TT


Translated by Phuong Linh


Source: QDND

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