Lao Cai gets food relief

VGP - Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue had assigned the Ministry of Finance to put aside 72.63 tons of rice from the national reserve for Lao Cai province.

The food aid will be given to people who are living in hunger and suffered from consequences of the first and second tropical typhoons in 2016.

The Lao Cai provincial People's Committee was asked to receive the food relief and allocate it to accurate victims.

The northern province was badly hit by the first three storms in 2016. The natural disaster damaged 1,500 houses; submerged 10,600 hectares of paddy and fruit trees; swept away 11,000 poultry; 265.7 hectares of aquatic cultivation. Especially, economic loss was estimated at nearly VND 600 billion./.

Source: ONLINE NEWSPAPER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM