A performance at the artistic program on August 10

* On August 10 in Hanoi, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Association of Agent Orange/Dioxin Victims (VAVA), the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences, and the Military Broadcasting Center held an art exchange to raise the public awareness of severe consequences of toxic chemicals during the war in Vietnam. The program aimed to affirm the close care of the Party, State and political system for AO victims while honoring the examples of AO victims overcoming difficulties, as well as outstanding organizations and individuals at home and abroad for their wholehearted support for AO victims.

Deputy Director of the General Department of Political Affairs Senior Lieutenant General Do Can and VAVA’s President Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Rinh present certificates of merit to groups and individuals at the event.

* On the occasion, the VAVA, the Chemical Corps, and the Kon Tum provincial People’s Committee opened an exhibition entitled “Agent Orange - Conscience and Justice” in Kon Tum Museum.

The exhibition takes place from July 25 to August 25, attracting the participation of thousands of visitors.

At the exhibition, the organizing panel has raised more than VND 650 million to present gratitude houses and gifts to AO victims.

Leader of the VAVA presents gifts to AO/dioxin victims in Kon Tum province (July 2022).

* On August 9 in Da Nang, the Da Nang Association for AO/dioxin victims organized a program themed “Joining hands to ease pains of AO/dioxin victims.”

At the event, the organizing panel presented 30 gifts to needy AO/dioxin victims and veterans and launched an SMS campaign to support AO/dioxin victims.

From June 14 to the end of July, more than 220 organizations and individuals sent donations, including money in cash, gifts, and necessities, to the AO/dioxin victims in the city with a total value of over VND 1.6 billion.

* On August 10, leaders of the Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs Association (VYEA) visited and worked with the VAVA Central Committee.

The Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs Association commits to accompanying the VAVA in helping AO/dioxin victims.

At the meeting, the VYEA hoped the VAVA will implement various programs to support AO/dioxin victims throughout the country, contributing to easing dioxin pains and difficulties for victims and showing deep gratitude to national contributors.

Translated by Quynh Oanh