VND1.2 Billion Provided to Tornado Victims

According to Truong Cong Kich, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Dai Loc District in the province of Quang Nam, Local authorities will provide VND1.2 billion to victims of a recent tornado to repair their houses and rebuild their lives.

People help victims to build the houses destroyed in the recent tornado

Damage caused by the whirlwind includes 26 injured, 29 houses destroyed, 870 roofs blown away in the Dai Hong commune and 145 hectares of ruined farmland. The estimated cost of the damage is in excess of VND5 billion.

In related news, 14 newly built houses owned by members of ethnic minorities, reportedly had their roofs blown off by another tornado in the Phong Dien District of the province of Thua Thien-Hue.

More than 7.5 hectares of crops were also destroyed according to a report issued by the People’s Committee there.

Source: TT - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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