Nationwide people eyes flood victims in central region

Two delegations from the Vietnam Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and Fatherland Front Committee in Ho Chi Minh City this morning visited people in the central region slammed by flash flood.

The central region slammed by flash flood.

Deputy Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Vo Thi Dung led the first delegation to visit three affected provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Quang Binh.
Head of the Department of Propaganda and Training of the HCMC Party Committee Than Thi Thu led the second delegation to visit two flood hit provinces of Quang Tri and Thua Thien- Hue.
Accordingly, the delegations will support VND 10 billion to help flood hit people quickly overcome damages caused by recent flood & storm. Of these, VND three billion offered to Quang Binh, VND two billion to Ha Tinh, VND two billion to Quang Tri, VND 1, 5 billion to Thua Thien- Hue and Nghe An. They also visited and handed over gifts to 800 families in the most damaged areas.
National carrier-Vietnam Airlines yesterday announced that the agency would begin receiving and transporting free cargo from social organizations and donators in the country for flood victims in the central region from October 18.

The cargo will be transported on flights of Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and Vasco departing from Hanoi/ HCMC to Nghe An/ Ha Tinh/ Quang Binh/ Quang Tri.
People can support via Vietnam Airlines' s hotline 0972999398 in Hanoi branch and 0984320868 in HCMC branch or Jetstar Pacific's hotline 0903906602 and  VASCO's hotline 0868958872.

By Hoai Nam- Bich Quyen- Translated by Huyen Huong

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