The two-month programme, which isbeing carried out with the support of the National HumanitarianInformation Gate, forms part of VAVA-initiated activities to commemoratethe Day for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (August 10). Each messagesent to 1409 will contribute 18,000 VND (0.8 USD) to the victims.
VAVA will also partner with the Communist Party of Vietnam ( CPV )Online Newspaper to organise an online exchange themed “Justice for AOvictims” on July 30.
A special ceremony will be broadcastlive by Vietnam Television on August 10, which was the day 62 years agothe US began to spray dioxin-contained herbicides over Vietnam.
On the occasion, VAVA will release a book and a film tracking its decade-long journey with Vietnamese AO victims.
According to VAVA President, Senior Lieut. Gen Nguyen Nguyen VanRinh, the activities aim to raise public awareness of the dioxincatastrophe while calling for more support from organisations andindividuals both at home and abroad.