PSNews – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged the Vietnamese embassy in Cambodia and concerned agencies to grasp the situation and provide immediate support for Vietnamese Cambodians, who were victim of a recent blaze in Phnom Penh.
According to the Vietnamese embassy in Cambodia, the fire began at 3:30am on July 10 in Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh city, burning down the houses and assets of more than 70 local households with a large majority of Vietnamese-Cambodian people.
|Fire began at 3:30am on July 10 in Phnom Penh, burning down the houses and assets of more than 70 local households.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has instructed the Vietnamese embassy in Cambodia and concerned agencies to grasp the situation and provide immediate support for the victims to stabilize their lives.
Shortly after the incident, the Vietnamese Embassy and the Khmer-Vietnamese Association sent staff to the site and had working sessions with local authorities and police to seek aid for the victims.
The State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sent letters of encouragement and gifts from the global overseas Vietnamese community to the victims. They will further work with concerned agencies to seek measures to help the victims overcome the consequences and stabilize their lives.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee (VFFCC) Tran Thanh Man sent his sympathies on July 11 to the Khmer-Vietnam Association in Cambodia and Vietnamese people in the country on the losses due to the fire.
In his message, on behalf of the VFFCC Standing Board, Man offered their deepest sympathies to the Vietnamese and Cambodian families affected by the fire. To help victims recover from the fire’s consequences, the VFFCC, through the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia, will support each of the 70 families with houses completely destroyed with 20 million VND.By Phung Nguyen