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Vietnamese Red Cross raises 3.3 billion VND for Cuba

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Dinh Hieu, 27/10/2008

The Vietnamese Red Cross Association has received 3.3 billion VND in donations from 57 agencies and organisations to help the people of Cuba repair the damage caused by the hurricanes Gustav and Ike.

Many central and local agencies and other organisations and individuals sent donations to the Central Association of Vietnamese Red Cross in response to a humanitarian campaign, which will last through October 31.

The Red Cross has asked Vice State President Nguyen Thi Doan to present 5 billion VND to the Cuban people during her visit to Cuba from Oct. 21-24.