Around 3,250 blood units have been collected from voluntary donors, mainly students and young people, at a blood donation festival on Saturday in Hà Nội.
Up to 800 units of blood were collected in one day in the northern province of Phú Thọ, according to the provincial steering committee of blood donation.
The Việt Nam Red Cross Society in collaboration with the National Humanitarian Portal 1400 has launched an SMS campaign to mobilise funds to support Agent Orange victims in Việt Nam.
Nearly 1,500 units of blood were collected at the HCM City Labor Culture Palace today as part of a national campaign called Hành Trình Đỏ (Red Journey).
At least 30,000 units of blood are expected to be collected from volunteers at 26 provinces and cities in the country via an annual blood-donation campaign called Hành Trình Đỏ (Red Journey) 2018.
Nguyễn Ngọc Thành, 59, from HCM City has donated his blood 64 times but cannot remember the exact year when he did so for the first time.
A humanitarian campaign was launched on May 8 to help poor fishermen in economic development and support them to maintain their fishing as well as protect the country’s sea and island sovereignty.
About 12-14 storms and low tropical pressures systems are likely to appear in the East Sea this year, and 4-6 storms will hit Việt Nam, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Việt Nam Red Cross (VNRC) Society has preserved VNĐ102 billion (US$4.53 million), including money and goods, to prepare for the 2018 natural disaster prevention season.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in co-operation with the central Quảng Ngãi Province, has handed over 40 ‘safe’ houses to poor people living in flood and storm vulnerable communes in the province.