• Caritas Vietnam: Aiding Recovery After Flooding in Central Vietnam
  • Caritas Vietnam: Aiding Recovery After Flooding in Central Vietnam

    As dire as the situation is, these are the moments that reveal the Vietnamese spirit of charity and compassion, expressed in the proverb that “healthy leaves cover torn leaves.” Donations and aid have come from home and abroad, from students and the elderly, from individuals and organizations.  Many of these benefactors entrusted Caritas Vietnam with their donations.  The following projects are being undertaken in their name.

  • Caritas Vietnam: Heading to the Beloved Central of Vietnam
  • Caritas Vietnam: Heading to the Beloved Central of Vietnam

    The prolonged heavy rains from October 6th - 21st caused terrible floods, violent storms and landslides in the Central Vietnam. They have caused serious damage to people and property. The tragic toll at the moment (October 21st) is of 132 dead, 27 people still missing, while more than 200,000 people had to be evacuated,  and 160,000 houses were totally flooded.