Nearly VND3.5 billion raised for the disabled and orphans
About VND3.5 billion was raised and 4,950 wheelchairs collected by the donation programme "One Heart -One World", said Nguyen Dinh Lieu, Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Association for Support of the Disabled and Orphans.
US help Vietnam to combat avian flu
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has today presented the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology (the Ministry of Health) with a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) valued at approximately US $50,000.
British MPs support Vietnamese AO victims
Member of the British Parliament (MP) Robert Marshall Andrews on April 20 tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) in the Parliament requiring compensation for Vietnamese Agent Orange (AO) victims.