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4/11/2018 2:34:10 PM

UNDP, Korea join hands to build 100 resilient houses in Phu Yen province

(VNF) - The groundbreaking ceremony to build 100 resilient houses for people affected by Damrey storm last year were kick started by the United National Development Programme (UNDP) and Phu Yen Provincial Women's Union on April 10.

Trong hình ảnh có thể có: một hoặc nhiều người và ngoài trời

The groundbreaking ceremony (source: UNDP)

The activity is part of the project “Damrey housing recovery and rehabilitation”, financed by the Korean government, aiming to support building 300 resilient houses in three central provinces of Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen and Quang Nam.

The major beneficiaries of the project are the poor and near-poor families whose houses were heavily damaged by the recent Typhoon Damrey, who will be equipped with necessary knowledge and resources to repair and rebuild their houses to ensure its endurance in future typhoons and floods.

Trong hình ảnh có thể có: 2 người, cây, ngoài trời và thiên nhiên

The new resilient houses are being built in Phu Yen province. (source: UNDP VN)

Earlier, in March, a ground-breaking ceremony for the first 5 of 80 resilient houses in Quang Nam Province were launched.Typhoon Damrey or the storm No.12 hit Viet Nam on 4 November 2017 was the strongest one in 2017.

It battered some of the poorest communities of the South-Central coastal region. More than 130,000 homes were damaged, of which over 3,500 were destroyed. Dozens of displace families have had to live in temporary and unsafe shelters./.

  ( Phi Yen )
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