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Students return to school after flood

Update: September, 14/2012 - 09:25

THANH HOA (VNS)— Over 10,000 students can finally resume their studies yesterday in the central province of Thanh Hoa after a four-day flood devastated the area.

According to the provincial department of Education and Training, floods have washed away over 1,000 students' books, mainly those from the communes of Quang Phu, Tho Lap and Xuan Chau where the dyke of Cau Chay River broke.

Le Van Nguon, head of the education and training department said schools have encouraged their students to share books, notebooks, school supplies with other students affected by the flood.

He added the Ministry of Education and Training had gave VND100 million (US$5,000) to help buy textbooks, and other supplies for schools in Lang Chanh and Thuong Xuan which were devastated by the flood. — VNS

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