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Hanoians “rescues” agricultural products for pandemic-hit Hai Duong farmers

February 21, 2021 | 15:58

Given the complicating spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, dozen tons of agricultural products in Hai Duong couldn't be sold or exported abroad; therefore, Hanoi people appealed to each other to “rescue” them to help Hai Duong farmers to overcome difficulties.

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Hanoians “rescues” agricultural products for pandemic-hit Hai Duong farmers
Photo: Zing News

On the morning of February 21, scores of people flocked to 38 Giai Phong Street (Hai Ba Trung district, Hanoi) to “rescue” agricultural products. The produces, transported from Hai Duong, the country’s biggest Covid-19 hotspot were all disinfected, according to Zing News.

Hanoians “rescues” agricultural products for pandemic-hit Hai Duong farmers
Photo: Zing News

Ms. Ngo Thanh Thuy (left), the leader of a volunteer group in Hanoi, helped to ship the farm produce from Hai Duong to Hanoi.

Hanoians “rescues” agricultural products for pandemic-hit Hai Duong farmers
Photo: Zing News

Items including cauliflowers, cabbages, kohlrabis, carrots, tomatoes, eggs, and guavas couldn't be sold or exported overseas due to the complex situation of the Covid-19 outbreaks in the locality.

Hanoians “rescues” agricultural products for pandemic-hit Hai Duong farmers
Photo: Zing News

Within only three hours in the February 21 morning, 10 tons of tomatoes and carrots were sold out. Everyone wants to support pandemic-hit farmers.

Hanoians “rescues” agricultural products for pandemic-hit Hai Duong farmers
Photo: Zing News

Mrs. T. (54 years old), a Dinh Cong Ward-based resident, bought 2 boxes of tomatoes to support Hai Duong farmers. She said that she would give some to her neighbors. One day earlier, she came here twice to purchase vegetables.

Hanoians “rescues” agricultural products for pandemic-hit Hai Duong farmers
Photo: Zing News

Mr, Dam Anh Tuan, from Ba Trieu street, bought 4 boxes of vegetables for his family, relatives, and friends. He said that “rescuing” agricultural products was really meaningful, so, he enthusiastically responded.

Hanoians “rescues” agricultural products for pandemic-hit Hai Duong farmers
Photo: Lao Dong

Buyers complied with wearing face masks.

More “rescuing” sites are expected to open in the streets of Khuat Duy Tien, Nguyen Chi Thanh, etc in several days to come.

Hanoians “rescues” agricultural products for pandemic-hit Hai Duong farmers
Photo: Lao Dong

Students also came to "rescue" vegetables.

Hai Duong, Vietnam’s current biggest epicenter, entered social distancing on February 16 after about half a month since the community transmissions resurged in the province.

The Covid-19 epidemic has exerted impacts on the goods trade between Hai Duong and other provinces, especially agricultural product consumption.

Hai Duong so far has reported 776 Covid-19 cases.

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