Expanding disaster relief network in Vietnam
(VNF) – Facing The World organization, the Red Cross Society of Vietnam and the Direct Relief organization signed an MoU on expanding the aid network in Vietnam, with a focus on facilitating international humanitarian organizations' approach to disadvantaged areas.
Speaking at the ceremony, British Ambassador to Vietnam Giles Lever stressed that Vietnam is one among countries which are most affected by natural disasters, causing huge loss in terms of economics and human’s lives.
In over the last 10 years, Facing The World has been playing a great part in transforming the life of thousands of kids with craniofacial defects in Vietnam. In this year, Facing The World continues to perform its positive role in connecting Direct Relief with Vietnam, the Ambassador said.
Facing The World plays an important part in bettering the life of kids with craniofacial defects (source: Bao Gia Dinh )
He also added that, in the past years, Facing The World has provided in-depth technical training for many Vietnamese doctors and practitioners.
The cooperation of Facing The World, Direct Relief and the Vietnamese Red Cross Society through the signing of the MoU has a significant meaning in facilitating international humanitarian organizations to approach the most needy areas, contributing to better health and life of local people.
This is also an opportunity for those organizations to keep on expanding their aid activities, medical assistance and sponsoring more equipments for Vietnamese healthcare facilities.
In the future, Facing the World pledges to actively support Direct Relief’s administration procedures and fundraising, sponsoring activities in Vietnam./.
Direct Relief, one of the biggest non-profit humanitarian organizations in US, was founded in 1948, with the aim to support people who are affected by hunger, poverty and provide emergency aid through supplying necessities, nutritions, medical service.
Direct Relief has been working to support needy people in 72 countries in the world.
( Translated by Phi Yen )