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Hailstone victims to receive support

Update: May, 25/2015 - 09:40
A particularly strong hail and wind storm hit the district on May 16, damaging a number of houses and hundreds of hectares of coffee farms. Total losses are estimated to be VND6 billion ($285,700). — File Photo

DAK NONG  (VNS) — Thirty-six households in Dak G'Long District of Dak Nong Province will receive financial support for the losses suffered by recent hail and wind storm.

Nguyen Hien, deputy director of the district steering committee for storm prevention and control, said that the households would receive support according to the extent of their losses; the most serious case would receive VND6 million (US$280).

A particularly strong hail and wind storm hit the district on May 16, damaging a number of houses and hundreds of hectares of coffee farms. Total losses are estimated to be VND6 billion ($285,700).

Local residents said that it was the strongest storm the district has seen in past few years. — VNS

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