On May 18, in Danang, USAID’s Protecting the Rights of Persons with Disabilities project held a policy dialogue with Ministry of Transportation (MOT), three airlines operating in Vietnam, and 14 airport authorities to address the barriers faced by passengers with disabilities, and ways to improve the accessibility and make the airports more inclusive.
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.
USAID and the Government of Vietnam continued implementing the Environmental Remediation of Dioxin Contamination at Danang Airport Project, launched in August 2012
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.
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.
Last updated: August 26, 2016