(HBO) – A working delegation of the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) Central Committee led by its Vice President Tran Quoc Hung on November 14 paid a visit and presented gift packages to people affected by recent downpours and floods in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh.

The delegation was received by Bui Van Tinh, member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Hoang Thanh Mich, Chairman of the provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee and representatives of the provincial Party Central Committee Office.

At the working session, VRC Central Committee Vice President expressed sympathy over losses in the province caused by heavy rains and flood. He also symbolically handed over an aid of 660 million VND from the project to support people affected in the downpours and flood in October 2017 of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Tran Quoc Hung, Vice President of the VRC Central Committee, symbolically hands over an aid of 660 million VND to local people affected by recent downpours and floods.


On behalf of local authorities and people, Bui Van Tinh, member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, thanked the VRC Central Committee for joining the province’s efforts to overcome consequences of natural disasters. 
Informing the delegation of activities to stabilise the lives of flood-hit people, Tinh said the province has conducted geographical evaluation for landslides in high-risk areas in Hoa Binh city to improve the conditions. Currently, the province has moved people living in high-risk areas to safer places. 

The province has called for donations of organisations and individuals to provide necessities and seedlings in order to help displaced residents normalise their daily activities and production. However, resettlement remains the largest difficulty. The province has gathered resources and donations and proposed the Government the building of resettlement areas for people to stabilise their lives.

After the working session, the delegation visited and presented gifts to 50 households affected by recent downpours and landslides in Tien Phong commune (Da Bac

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