The barge capsized with five people on board in February, including a woman and two children.
Now the waters have started to recede in flood-hit Cẩm Duệ Commune in central province of Hà Tĩnh’s Cẩm Xuyên District, local residents have set up a collective clean-up group. Memories of the historic floods will soon fade but one story that will remain in the community is that of the brave actions of Lê Văn Thành and three other young men.
The winner of the men’s 70km event was Romain Berion of France who finished in a total time of 7:34.32, seeing a new VJM 70km record.
The HCM City summer youth volunteer campaign this year has provided a number of activities to care for children in all 24 districts, with total mobilised capital of nearly VNĐ1 billion (US$43,150).
Three members of the same family drowned in the central province of Nghệ An on Tuesday after going swimming in the Lam River.
Phạm Văn Vũ, 40, lives in Cẩm Tân Commune in Cẩm Thủy District, a mountainous area, where adults children have to use boats and cross bridges spanning the Mã River to get to work and school.