ĐÀ NẴNG(VNS) — The Đà Nẵng City Association for Victims of Agent Orange (DAVA) inaugurated a house for Agent Orange (AO) victims with polio in Hòa Nhơn Commune in Hòa Vang District yesterday.
The house, which was built with a donation from Singaporean Harold Chan Soo York, will help 20 children born with polio.
Children will receive treatment and rehabilitation at the centre from the centre’s staff and doctors from Da Nang’s General Hospital.
According to DAVA, Harold Chan has donated VNÑ1.2 billion (US$53,000) and $36,000 to DAVA to help AO victims in the city.
The centre is home to 90 AO-affected children.
Đà Nẵng is home to more than 5,000 AO victims, of which 1,400 are children.
Over VND44 billion ($1.95 million) was raised from domestic and foreign donors in supporting for AO victims in the city. — VNS