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MOLISA launched fundraising to support people in areas damaged by rain and flood in the Central provinces


 On October 19, 2020, the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) held a fundraising ceremony to support people in areas damaged by rain and flood in the Central provinces. Minister Dao Ngoc Dung attended and chaired the event. Deputy Ministers Le Tan Dung, Nguyen Thi Ha, Le Van Thanh, Nguyen Ba Hoan also attended the launching ceremony.

Responding to the call of the General Secretary, President Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung called on all officers, civil servants, employees under MOLISA joining hands to donate, support at least 01 day salary to help people in the Central region. 
According to Minister Dao Ngoc Dung: “This is a very meaningful activity, demonstrating the noble gesture, continuing to promote the precious tradition of the Vietnamese people”.
Minister added that the MOLISA coordinated with the Ministry of Finance to submit to the Prime Minister the provision of 5,000 tons of rice to the flood affected people. Currently, the agencies are urgently bringing rice and food to people in flood areas.
Right at the launching ceremony, the MOLISA raised VND 350 million. This amount will be promptly transferred to the people of central Vietnam as soon as possible.
In recent days, torrential rains have had serious consequences in some central provinces, including Thua Thiên-Huê, Quang Tri, Quang Binh and Hà Tinh. According to the National Steering Committee for the Prevention and Fight against Natural Disasters, the balance sheet established at 06:00 on October 19, many damages about people and material have been recorgnized, there are nearly 53,000 houses was flooded in Quang Tri and Quang Binh, nearly 125,000 houses damaged and collapsed; the National Road No.1 and many route of transportation have been congested... 
The fundraising ceremony is a practical and timely action of employees and workers in the Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs sector demonstrating the spirit of mutual love "good leaves cover torn leaves" to support the people in Central provinces to overcome the consequences of natural disasters, to contribute to stabilizing their life early.