Enhancing the Party’s leadership in dealing with Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin consequences
Updated : Tuesday, April 17, 2018 2:31 PM (GMT+0700)

Thetask delegation of Vietnam Association for Victims of AO/dioxin led by Mr.Truong Van Rinh, the Association Chairman, has had a working meeting with PhuYen province on the implementation of the Directive No.43-CT/TW of the PartyCentral Committee Secretariat and the Plan No.110-KH/TU of the provincial PartyStanding Committee on strengthening the Party’s leadership in dealing withconsequences of toxic chemicals used by the United States in Vietnam war.

In the past years, Phu Yen always takes care of AO victims. In the photo: PPC Vice
Chairman Phan Dinh Phung giving presents to AO victims

At the meeting, delegateslistened to reports on the implementation of the Directive No. 43-CT/TW onenhancing the Party's leadership in dealing with the consequences of toxicchemicals used by the UnitedStates in Vietnam War in Phu Yen province.

From 2015 to 2017,associations from province to grassroots levels have mobilized more than 2,5billion dongs to support for AO/dioxin victims. In 2017, the province had 849cases of resistance war activists and 262 cases of their children who areconfirmed to be infected with toxic chemicals and received preferentialtreatment; giving monthly allowance for 683 alive activists and 250 activists’children who are confirmed to be infected with toxic chemicals.

Addressing at the meeting,Mr. Nguyen Van Rinh appreciated the efforts of all levels and branches in theprovince to concern and overcome consequences of toxic chemicals.Simultaneously, he suggested that the province continue to promote propagationand classification of chemical toxins victims; organizing numerous activitiesof caring and supporting them; continuing to review and handle treatment forAO/dioxin victims, especially the second and third generation in family ofAO/dioxin victims. Besides, the province should pay attention to and createconditions for the associations to receive treatment in doing this task.

PPC Vice Chairman, Mr. PhanDinh Phung received comments of the Central Association about the task ofdealing with consequences of toxic chemicals. Simultaneously, he also hopedthat in the coming time, the province would continue to receive concern of theCentral Association in order for Phu Yen to better implement the Directive43-CT/TW.

Source:Phu Yen Newspaper

Translatedby KHUONG THAO

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