VN calls on worldwide supports to overcome consequence after typhoon Damrey

The National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control called on worldwide supports to overcome serious consequences after typhoon Damrey as well as flashflood in the central region of Vietnam. 

Typhoon Damrey causes serious damages in the central region

Typhoon Damrey causes serious damages in the central region

The launching ceremony aims to help typhoon and flooding- hit- localities to early stabilize their life. 

According to the Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry, Vietnam experienced torrential rains, landslides, flashfloods and 14 typhoons, causing 386 dead and missing victims with total damage of VND 60 trillion (around US$ 2.6 billion). 

Of which, typhoon Damrey made landfall and caused serious damages in the central and south part of the central region, leaving 123 missing, 342 injured persons, 3,550 collapsed houses … Total losses after typhoon Damrey were estimated at nearly VND 22.7 trillion (around US$ 1billion). 

At the ceremony, Minister of the Agriculture and Rural Development, Head of the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Mr. Nguyen Xuan Cuong thanked the assistants from the international and domestic individuals and organizations for typhoon and flooding hit people by the recent typhoon Damrey.

VN calls on worldwide supports to overcome consequence after typhoon Damrey ảnh 1 Minister of the Agriculture and Rural Development, Head of the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Mr. Nguyen Xuan Cuong speaks at the ceremony
Besides that, he wished to continue receiving more and more worldwide supports to help the central provinces to overcome consequences as well as early stabilize life.

On behalf of Vietnamese Government, Minister of the Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong pledged to effectively use and send aids to the typhoon- hit- localities. 

Mr. Kamal Malhotra, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Vietnam, also pledged to collaborate with the country to solve difficulties after the recent natural disaster. 

Earlier, many domestic and international organizations as Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Government of Russia, China and Kuwait, the United Nations Development Program, the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, the U.S. Agency for International Development, ASEAN Plus Three (ASEAN + 3) Emergency Rice Reserve… shared difficulties with Vietnam via their humanitarian assistants 


BY VAN PHUC- Translated by Huyen Huong

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