VND7.7 billion mobilised to help people in Quang Binh
  • | nhandan | November 14, 2020 02:10 PM
Through a preliminary assessment of the damage caused by the recent natural disasters and its effect on the people of Quang Binh province, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has mobilised VND 7.7 billion from a number of organisations and individuals to donate to people across seven communes in Quang Binh province.


Quang Binh province’s authorities work with FAO representatives on support for post-disaster recovery in the locality. (Photo:

On November 11, the People's Committee of Quang Binhprovince had a meeting with representatives of the FAO on supporting the restoration of food security and livestock production for vulnerable households affected by the natural disasters in seven communes in Quang Ninh district and seven communes in Le Thuy district, Quang Binh province.

The total amount has been divided into two tranches. The first package with an amount of VND4.5 billion will help poor households buy food; the second package with an amount of VND3.2 billion will support breeders to re-stock their livestock and poultry. Other forms of support will also be used such as giving cash to people.

At the meeting, Tran Phong, Vice Chairman of the Quang BinhProvincial People's Committee thanked the FAO for its attention to and support of the Quang Binh people.

Currently, the locality is mobilising financial resources to build community houses for natural disaster prevention and control, in this regard the province has started construction on two works. Quang Binh province has asked the FAO to consider and mobilise funding to help build community houses for natural disaster prevention and control, he added.

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