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German Red Cross to help VN

Update: May, 23/2013 - 09:29

HA NOI (VNS)— Red Cross societies of Viet Nam and Germany will co-operate on humanitarian work in the areas of safe water and environmental sanitation, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.

As part of a co-operation programme for the 2013-15 period, an agreement was signed yesterday between Viet Nam Red Cross Deputy Chairman and General Secretary Doan Van Thai and Head of the National and International Co-operation Division of the German Red Cross Society Richert Johannes.

The Viet Nam Red Cross said that the German Red Cross was among its biggest partners in humanitarian activities in Viet Nam.

Since 2008, it has supported Viet Nam in various projects on disaster victim support, community health care and natural disaster risk reduction with total funds of more than 7.7million euros (nearly US$10 million). — VNS


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