(HBO) - Since the beginning of the year, the Red Cross of Tan Lac district has had many practical and spreading activities, targeting the people in difficult circumstances, especially in the time of Covid-19 epidemic.

The Red Cross of Tan Lac district has been promoting the humanitarian and the charitable work.
The movements and the campaigns such as "Tet for the poor and the victims of Agent Orange victims”, "Every organization and individual associating with a humanitarian address”, The Spring Festival”, The Humanitarian month” ... have brought the positive effect, helping the people in difficult circumstances ease their difficulties in life”.

The Red Cross has been cooperating with the charitable organizations and individuals inside and outside the province to promote the implementation of the social security through supporting money, rice and necessities for the people in difficult circumstances, the poor children and the disabled people throughout the district. Implementing the movement "Tet for the poor and victims of Agent Orange” the New Year of Rat, 2020, the different levels of the Red Cross presented 1,639 gifts worth 791 million VND for the poor households, the victims of Agent Orange, the families under the preferential policies. They cooperated with Thien Tam Fund - Vingroup Group to present gifts to 537 poor households worth 322 million VND. In addition, the Red Cross cooperated with FACADEMY Company, Anh Ky Company, other departments, branches, unions, organizations and individuals inside and outside the province to offer many gifts to the poor children and people in difficult circumstances, especially in the remote and isolated communes. They have been supporting the people affected by Covid-19 epidemics. They have organized many "Humanitarian markets” with the essential goods such as rice, fish sauce, cooking oil, free clothes in many places in the area. The prevention, the disaster response, the first aid and search and rescue are focused by the different levels of the Red Cross.

Along with that, the Red Cross has organized 3 mobile propaganda on the prevention and control of Covid-19 epidemics to many remote areas, helping the people improve their ability to prevent the disease. They have coordinated with the District’s Health Center to hold free the medical examination, counseling and medicine distribution for many people. The compassionate meals and rice have been distributed to the poor patients at the hospital. The resources from organizations and individuals inside and outside the province have been mobilizing to perform philanthropic activities to help the people in difficult circumstances in the community. The total value of the activities of the Red Cross in the first 6 months of 2020 reached 1,061 million VND, the number of the assisted people is 6,336 people.

The voluntary and humanitarian activities have been contributing to improving the quality of the social security in the area.

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