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Overseas Chinese Association Laos donates US$20,000 for Henan’s flood relief efforts

On Aug 27, Overseas Chinese Association Laos represented by its president Lengsavanvaly presented US$20,000 to Chinese Embassy in Vientiane to support flood relief efforts in Henan Province of China.

Henan was hit by torrential rains starting on July 16, according to Xinhua News Agency.

More than 14.81 million people in 150 county-level regions were affected by the downpours. About 1.08 million hectares of crops were damaged, and over 35,300 houses collapsed across the province, with a direct economic loss of over 133.7 billion yuan, official data shows.

Over the past months, the Overseas Chinese Association Laos has actively contributed to the Covid-19 fight in the Lao PDR by donating medical supplies and using its premises in Chanthaboury district, Vientiane as a Covid-19 vaccination site. Over 51,000 people have been vaccinated at the site.

Source: Lao News Agency