Inauguration of the project Natural Disaster Prevention Community in Quang Binh province

On June 22, 2017, in Quang Binh province, the Central Vietnam Disaster Prevention Support Fund, Vietnam Electricity (EVN) and the People’s Committee of Quang Ninh district (Quang Binh province) jointly organized the Inauguration Ceremony for the project Natural Disaster Prevention Community. The project is mainly funded by EVN.

The project is located within the Hien Ninh Centre for Recovering Functions, Raising Disabled Children and Children of Agent Orange. It is a two story building, covering a ground area of nearly 500 m2, with the total investment cost of approximately VND 3.7 billion. EVN and their subsidiaries provide a finance of VND 3 billion to the project, of which VND 2.7 billion funded for construction and VND 300 million for equipment.

This is a place for disabled children and children suffering effects of Agent Orange to play, study and train. In case of natural disasters such as storms, floods, etc. the building will serve as an emergency safe shelter for around 300 local people.

Representatives cut ribbons to inaugurate the project – Photo: Xuan Tien

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Duong Quang Thanh – Chairman of EVN’s Board of Directors stated that during the past years, bringing into play the nation’s tradition of giving and sharing, EVN has conducted a lot of social security, charity, humanity programs in many provinces across the country, particularly in localities confronting natural disasters, in remote areas, especially difficult areas, etc. The financial assistance extended to this project displays the gratitude of hundreds of thousands of EVN’s employees to the land of rich revolutionary tradition, as well as great sacrifices of soldiers in two protracted resistance wars of the country.

Mr. Pham Trung Dong, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Quang Ninh district said that the Committee would instruct functional departments and divisions in the district to well manage and run the project, at the same time disabled and Agent Orange children in other areas will be welcomed to this building for treatment and training.

  • 22/06/2017 11:16