The Vietnamese Government on October 2 decided to offer 100,000 USD in aid relief to help the Indonesian Government and people overcome consequences of recent earthquakes and tsunami.
As rescue workers comb through chunks of concrete and lumber searching for survivors, Indonesian officials say that 832 people were killed in a powerful earthquake and tsunami on the island of Sulawesi.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide 200,000 USD as relief aid for the Lao government to help the country in the aftermath of the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) has sent the second batch of urgent aid worth over 870 million VND (37,900 USD) to victims of recent floods and landslides in the two northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Ha Giang.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to develop new-style rural areas in extremely difficulty and insecurity-prone communes and those meeting less than five new-style rural criteria in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan from 2018 – 2020.
On Tuesday 15 August, the Australian Embassy in Ha Noi will open applications for the Australian Government’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) grant round 2017-2018, for projects in northern Vietnam which covers provinces north of, and including, Thua Thien Hue province.
The department for external affairs in the north central province of Thanh Hoa on December 20 held a conference to call for international non-governmental funding.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Labour (MOLISA) has pledged to provide 300 tonnes of rice in aid to the central province of Quang Ngai which was hard hit by flooding during November 30-December 8.