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Thai Embassy supports flood victims in Thai Nguyen

September 24, 2019 | 10:19

Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Tanee Sangrat, staff of the Thai Embassy and representatives of the businesses of the country paid a visit to people affected by recent disasters in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on September 23.

Thai Embassy supports flood victims in Thai Nguyen

Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Tanee Sangrat, staff of the Thai Embassy and representatives of the businesses of the country pay a visit to people affected by recent disasters in Thai Nguyen province (Photo: VNA)

On behalf of the Thai government, the delegation presented USD 20,000 in cash along with food and medicine to aid local people, especially poor households with disabled people, in Minh Lap commune of the province’s Dong Hy district.

Hosting the delegation, member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the Thai Nguyen Party Committee Tran Quoc To expressed his gratitude to the Thai guests for their support to locals victimised by the recent rains and flooding which, he said, helps them overcome difficulties and stabilise their lives.

Earlier, heavy downpours on September 9-10 in Thai Nguyen claimed four lives, injured one, and submerged nearly 1,100 houses.

Floods triggered by the rains also submerged 670 ha of crops and many roads, causing losses estimated at over VND20 billion (USD857,800 ).

VNF ( VNA )