Japan disaster relief to Thua Thien Hue province affected by natural disasters

17:32 19/10/2020
These aid goods were transferred without delay from Japan and will arrive at Da Nang qirport in two batches, the first at 17h30 of October 19.


Sharing the difficulties and losses of Vietnamese people, Japanese Government through Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has decided to provide disaster relief goods to the people of Thua Thien Hue province, including 50 water purifiers and 250 plastic sheets, in order to help people in the flood-hit areas overcome the consequences of natural disasters and resume normal life.

These aid goods were transferred without delay from Japan and will arrive at Da Nang airport in two batches, the first at 17h30 of October 19, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control - Vietnam Disaster Management Authority is working expeditiously with Thua Thien – Hue Provincial Commanding Committee of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue to bring relief goods to people in the disaster area as soon as possible.

JDR goods arrived at Da Nang Airport.
Director of Consular Office of Japan in Da Nang handed-over the JDR goods to representatives of Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority.
JDR goods are transported to Thua Thien Hue.

Since early October 2020, torrential rain brought about by storms No. 6 and 7 have caused severe river floods in the coastal Central of Vietnam. Over 7 million people in the area have been affected and thousands of hectares of rice and crops have been damaged. Since October 16, 2020, as consequences of tropical depressions, torrential downpour has returned and overlapping floods have resulted in heavy losses to human lives and production in the area.



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