Over the past two years, Hòa Hảo Buddhism volunteer construction teams have helped build bridges in the southwest of Việt Nam. They have also enlisted the help of other religious organisations to improve the quality of life for local residents.
Seventy-three storm and flood-resilient houses, built jointly by the United Nations Development Programme, Quảng Bình Province's Department of Planning and Investment, and World Share, have been newly given to poor households in disaster-prone areas.
With determination and hard work, many young people in poor areas have successfully started their own businesses. Not only earning money for themselves, they are helping others to escape poverty and build better lives in their own hometowns.
The five clean water systems worth VNĐ227 million (US$9,800) were set up at Phạm Phú Thứ High school, Lương Thế Vinh Secondary school, Lê Văn Tám Secondary school, Ta B’hing Kindergarten and Zuoich Primary school.
In a document sent to airport administrations and the Airports Corporation of Việt Nam, along with all domestic airlines, the Civil Aviation Authority has asked all units to abide with passenger management procedures.