Cambodian Deputy PM provides financial aid to flood-hit central Vietnam
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The Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister extended her sympathy to people in the central region while expressing her hope that the Party, State, and Government of Vietnam, along with the central people would soon overcome difficulties and losses to stabilize their lives and boost socio-economic development, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Through Long An’s provincial leader, the Cambodian Deputy PM handed over VND500 million (US$21,640) to assist citizens in central Vietnam to surmount the aftermaths of floods. The donation was gained by Cambodian Deputy PM An, the Vietnam - Cambodia Friendship Association, the Cambodian Red Cross, the Cambodian Government, and the Youth Union of Svay Rieng province.
Receiving the donation, Vice Chairman of the Long An provincial People's Committee Pham Tan Hoa expressed his thanks to the Government and people of Cambodia, as well as to Cambodian Deputy PM An for sharing the difficulties and losses with people in the central region.
|Vietnam’s central coastal region has suffered unprecedented flooding from prolonged downpours and successive typhoons since early October, resulting in at least 130 deaths recorded so far, with 18 persons listed as missing. On October 28, storm Molave battered the region - one of the strongest storms in 20 years. At least 5.5 million people in the region have been affected.|
The old town of Hoi An was drained with floodwater. Along the street, shops were closed and trees were rooted, all due to storm Molave.
The COVID-19 pandemic along with successive floods and storms in central Vietnam recently exert impacts on a series of tourism enterprises in Vietnam.
The overseas Vietnamese communities has held many meaningful and practical activities to support the people in the Central region of Vietnam.