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Japan aids Viet Nam's disaster mitigation

Update: December, 26/2014 - 08:43
More than $482,000 will be used to fund a project aiming to improve primary education for ethnic minority groups in northern Ha Giang province, and central Quang Binh and Quang Ngai provinces. — Photo congan.com.vn

HA NOI (VNS) – The Japanese government pledged nearly US$700,000 in non-refundable aid to Viet Nam in the 2014 fiscal year, aiming to mitigate natural disaster risks and improve primary education.

The aid agreement was signed on Wednesday in Ha Noi. Of the funding, $214,345 will benefit a project educating schools and coastal communities on natural disaster risks in the central province of Quang Nam.

Six coastal areas will benefit from the project: Hoi An and Tam Ky cities, and Dien Ban, Duy Xuyen, Thang Binh and Nui Thanh provinces.

Meanwhile, more than $482,000 will be used to fund a project aiming to improve primary education for ethnic minority groups in northern Ha Giang province, and central Quang Binh and Quang Ngai provinces. — VNS

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