Emergency support offered to storm victims

(VOVWORLD) -Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Sunday sent a message to Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, expressing his sympathy over the loss of human lives and property damage caused by storm Doksuri. The Lao Prime Minister said he believes that life in the storm-hit areas will soon recover.
Emergency support offered to storm victims - ảnh 1 Vietnam Red Cross members help storm Doksuri victims (Photo: SKDS)

The Vietnam Red Cross on Sunday offered 66,000 USD in aid to provinces affected by storm Doksuri: Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue. The organization called on its chapters and the public nationwide to assist those in need. The campaign will last until the end of next month.

Doksuri, the strongest storm to strike Vietnam in many years, claimed nine lives and left four missing and 112 injured. The typhoon also destroyed more than 69 thousand houses.