An agreement tothis effect was signed between the VRC and the Ministries of PublicSecurity and Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs, the EthnicMinority Committee, the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, the Vietnam NewsAgency, Nhan dan (People) daily, the Vietnam Union of FriendshipOrganisations, the Vietnam Co-operative Alliance and the NationalTraffic Safety Committee in Hanoi on October 14.
Addressing the event, President Truong Tan Sang, VRC Honorary Chairman,urged Red Cross societies nationwide to mobilise all efforts to helpvictims of typhoon Wutip, which hit the central region in early October.
At the function, the VRC received 24 billion VND(1.14 million USD) in aid relief to help storm sufferers in the centralregion.
It also launched the 2014 “Tet for the poorand Agent Orange victims”, aiming to mobilise all resources in order topresent one million gifts to one million disadvantaged households on theoccasion of the 2014 traditional Lunar New Year (Tet).-VNA
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