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Japan sends water purifiers to support flood victims in Vietnam
  • |, VTV | November 08, 2017 04:02 PM
The Japanese government, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has just donated 105 water filtering systems to help residents in the two central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam cope with aftermath of flooding.

Japan International Cooperation Agency delivers 105 water filterers to support flood victims in Vietnam on November 8.

The filterers were delivered to local authorities on November 8.

Speaking at the ceremony of delivering the aids, which was attended by Minister at Japanese Embassy in Vietnam, Nagai Katsuro, and representative of the JICA Vietnam Office, Shu Kitamura, Head of the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Tran Quang Hoai highly appreciated the timely support from the Japanese Government to Vietnamese people.

"The aid has demonstrated the close friendship and cooperation between Japan and Vietnam," Hoai stressed, adding that they will soon send the donations to flood victims in Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam provinces.

The filterers arrived at Da Nang International Airport on November 7.

Vietnam has been making efforts to cope with aftermaths of widespread flooding caused by typhoon Damrey which swept through central Vietnam last weekend.

The National Committee for Search and Rescue reported that storm Damrey that hit Vietnam on November 4 and following downpours and floods had claimed 89 lives and left 18 missing and 174 other injured in central and Central Highlands localities as of 5pm on November 7.

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