|Pollution is serious in the Ngư Lộc Seaside in Hậu Lộc District, the central province of Thanh Hóa. The project of building hygienic toilets aims at reducing environmental pollution and diseases that spread via water sources. — Photo thanhhoa.tintuc.vn |Viet Nam News
THANH HÓA — The central province of Thanh Hóa will build 10,000 hygienic toilets by 2020 under a decision approved by the provincial People’s Committee.
The activity is being conducted under a project of building hygienic toilets in coatal communes in the province.
The beneficiaries of the project are poor households in 50 communes of six coastal districts and cities in the province -- Nga Sơn, Hậu Lộc, Hoằng Hóa and Sầm Sơn, as well as Quảng Xương and Tĩnh Gia.
The project aims at reducing environmental pollution and diseases that spread via water sources.
It also aims at improving people’s awareness, changing their habit of maintaining hygiene, and, therefore, improving their quality of life.
Capital for the project is more than VNĐ11.4 trillion (US$510,600), contributed by the provincial fund for the national target programme, targeted at setting up new style rural areas in the 2016-20 period. The programme is sponsored by organisations, enterprises and individuals. — VNS