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Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 5:15am

HANOI, September 28, 2017 -- Today the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched Phase II of the Building Resilience to Natural Hazards in Central Vietnam project.   Phase II will be implemented by the American Red Cross with five Consortium members:  Vietnam Red Cross, Plan International, HelpAge International, Catholic Relief Services, and Save the Children.

With a grant of $1.54 million, Phase II is expected to benefit 37,000 people directly and 200,000 people indirectly in the four target provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, and Quang Tri by helping them be better prepared for natural disasters.  Phase II will utilize a community-based approach to help communities increase their resilience against disasters.  Consortium Partners will continue to provide support for the improvement of early warning systems, raise disaster preparedness awareness, and conduct trainings on first aid and search and rescue.

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius and his husband Clayton Bond join Vietnamese government officials and celebrities to demonstrate how t
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 7:30am

Leaders and senior officials from the Ministry of Health (MoH), the US Embassy, local authorities, HIV workers and community groups, and celebrities gathered today at an event to launch the first-ever HIV self-testing services in the country. The launch marks a new trend in Vietnam, where HIV-affected populations will have a new choice to test themselves for HIV in a private and confidential way, and therefore be the first to know their preliminary results.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 2:45am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently awarded a five-year grant to the Centre for Promotion of Quality of Life (LIFE), a Vietnamese organization, to strengthen community-led approaches to HIV prevention, care and treatment.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 3:45am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Vietnam today announced the arrival of new leadership.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 1:15am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced its new, five-year, $26 million project to strengthen and sustain Vietnam's HIV and AIDS response.

Distribution of water containers in Ben Tre province.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 3:15am

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius announced today that the U.S. Government has provided an additional $500,000 in emergency assistance to help those who have been affected by the worst drought and saltwater intrusion Vietnam has faced in decades.

Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam (Second right in the second row) observes the signing ceremony.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:15pm

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius and Deputy Minister of Defense Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh announced today the successful treatment of dioxin-contaminated soil at Danang Airport under a project managed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of National Defense. Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam attended the event.

A rice field in Tra Vinh Province, which is being affected by the drought.
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 5:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced a disaster relief grant from the U.S. Government to help Vietnam respond to the severe drought and saltwater intrusion that are affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in its southern provinces and the Central Highlands.

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius speaks at the Red River Delta Climate Change Symposium.
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 3:30am

Researchers, activists, representatives of international development partners and Vietnamese government officials at the central and provincial levels, including those from the country’s five Red River Delta provinces (Hai Phong, Thai Binh, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh and Quang Ninh), are gathering at a two-day climate change symposium that aims to promote delta-wide cooperation in addressing climate change impacts.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 2:30am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today made public a Property Rights and Gender Training Toolkit, designed to give community volunteers knowledge they can use to educate communities about land rights, mitigate land disputes, and provide counseling.

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Last updated: October 03, 2017

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