Vietnamese community in Singapore, Thailand, Czech supports citizens in Central Vietnam
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On October 25, in response to the call of the Vietnam Embassy to Singapore to donate and support Vietnamese people in the central region to overcome difficulties caused by natural disasters, stabilize their lives, the Liaison Committee of the Vietnamese community in Singapore has donated SGD 1,000 (around 730 USD) through the Vietnam Embassy in Singapore.
In addition, the Liaison Committee of the Vietnamese community in Singapore called for the support of the Vietnamese community toward people in central provinces, helping them to overcome this difficult period.
The contribution period lasts from October 25 to November 16, 2020. The entire amount raised will be sent through the Vietnam Embassy in Singapore to the Central Vietnam Fatherland Front and finally to people in Central Vietnam who have suffered from floods and storms.
Previously, on October 23, The association of Vietnamese-origin people in Thailand's Udon Thani province (in the northeastern region of Thailand) held a donation ceremony to support the people in Central Vietnam to overcome the consequences of floods and re-stabilize their lives.
|Vietnamese in Thailand's Udon Thani province donated. (Photo: VNA)|
Mr. Luong Xuan Hoa, chairman of the association, said that in response to the call of Vietnam's agencies and organizations in recent days, the Vietnamese community in Udon Thani province had actively contributed to establishing a donation to help people in 5 central provinces soon overcome the consequences of the historic flood.
Due to the impact of COVID-19, transferring donations through banking systems was preferred by most people. The association of Vietnamese-origin in Udon Thani helped collected and transferred the donation back to the homeland. As of October 23, Vietnamese individuals and unions in Udon Thani province have raised about 600,000 Baht (VND 445 million - 1,900 USD).
According to Hoa, the association is aiming to raise about 1 billion VND, which will be transferred to Vietnam through the State Committee for overseas Vietnamese.
Also on October 23, at the SAPA Trade Center in the capital city of Prague, the association of Vietnamese-origin in the Czech Republic held a donation amount of more than 1 billion VND (44,000 USD) to the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front, of which 920 million VND will be granted for 5 central provinces and 100 million VND will be contributed to the 2020 Fund for the Poor.
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