Agricultural assistance to flood victims in Kon Tum
|Coffee harvesting season of Kon Tum - Vietnam central highlands|
|Peaceful beauty of town dubbed as the "second Da Lat of Central Highlands"|
|Children’s council established in Kon Tum province|
|Families affected by the flooding in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum can improve their living standards by generating income through the raising of chickens/ducks. Source: Plan in Vietnam|
Natural disasters had claimed 280 lives and caused total losses of approximately VND 29.9 trillion in Vietnam from the beginning of 2020 to mid-November, according to a report by the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
They had also injured 856 people and left 66 missing. Torrential rain, floods, and landslides had destroyed 3,420 houses, damaged over 327,700, and submerged nearly 509,800, affecting the livelihoods of millions of people.
After the relief packages of food or household items, on February 21, Plan International has conducted relief work focused on the restoration of livelihoods of flood-affected households by providing chickens and ducks.
The first 45 households in Dac To Re commune (Kon Ray district, Kon Tum province) received 10 chickens/ducks and 10 kg of synthetic bran per household. In addition, people will also be supported to participate in chicken/duck raising courses.
Due to the complicated developments of the COVID-19 epidemic, people as well as all Plan staff strictly followed the anti-epidemic regulations such as keeping a safe distance, disinfecting hands and wearing masks.
|Due to the complicated developments of the COVID-19 epidemic, people as well as all Plan staff have strictly followed the anti-epidemic regulations such as keeping a safe distance, disinfecting hands and wearing masks.|
Plan International Vietnam is an international non-governmental organisation working in the field of early childhood care, child protection and disaster relief.
With more than 80 years working in 75 countries, Plan International is one of the world's largest child rights and humanitarian organisation. In Vietnam, Plan International was established in the northern and central regions of Vietnam in 1993 and focus on supporting marginalised children and youth, especially adolescent girls, to grow in a society that respects their rights and safety./.
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