Vietnamese community in Northern Laos supports local storm victims
Wednesday, 07/09/2022 15:51 (GMT+7)
The Vietnamese community in northern Laos has raised funds to support local people seriously affected by Storm Ma-on.
|Heavy rains caused flooding in Laos' Vientiane on August 7, 2022. (Photo: VNA)
Accordingly, a working delegation led by the Vietnamese Consul General in Luang Prabang province Kieu Thi Hang Phuc partnered with the Military Zone II’s Special Working Group, the Vietnamese Business Association, the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Northern Laos, and spouses of Oudomxay province’s leaders to present gifts worth 160 million LAK to victims on September 4-5.
At the same time, they also handed over 10 million LAK to Xumxon Hospital in the province.
Earlier, the Vietnamese Business Association and the Overseas Vietnamese community in Northern Laos donated cash, rice and clothing worth over 171 million LAK to support the local people.
Oudomxay Province has been the hardest hit by the storm that caused landslides in Northern Laos in August. Consequently, 25 villages of the province were damaged and two people were killed./.