She and her mother uprooted rice on their own fields to share the rice seeds with other people in the commune. "After the flood and cold weather, some households plants and seeds are completely unusable, but my family was not affected, so we share our seed so they could prepare for the new year," Duyen said.Emergency assistance can impact the lives of rural farmers. Source: Plan in Vietnam
Natural disasters had claimed 280 lives and caused total losses of approximately VND 29.9 trillion in Vietnam from the beginning of 2020 to mid-November, according to a report by the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
They had also injured 856 people and left 66 missing. Torrential rain, floods, and landslides had destroyed 3,420 houses, damaged over 327,700, and submerged nearly 509,800, affecting the livelihoods of millions of people.
Plan hopes that, with the support from the organization, the livelihoods of people in flood-affected areas can be partially restored to improve their family economy and gradually return to normal life./.