Sunwah Group donated to flood victims in central region of VietnamSunwah Vietnam
(24 October 2020)
Sunwah – Recently, there were severe floods occurred in central region of Vietnam due to the impact of typhoon No. 6 and constant heavy rains. Specifically, the four most affected provinces were Thua Thien – Hue, Quang Tri, Quang Nam and Quang Binh. Notably, in Thua Thien – Hue province, there was a serious landslide and more than 10,000 houses in low-lying areas were deeply flooded. This is the most serious flood in Vietnam since 1999. This year’s flood has left hundreds of people in distress, missing; thousands of people were relocated and suffered long-term starvation; many fields, houses and belongings were destroyed.
After receiving information about the natural disasters in Vietnam, Dr Jonathan Choi, Chairman of Sunwah Group, directed Mr Jesse Choi, Director of Sunwah Vietnam, to organize the donation of necessities for people in flooded areas. On 20th October, the bus departed from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue carrying 620 gifts for flood victims. Each gift included a 5 kg rice bag, a box of instant noodles, a 2-liter bottle of cooking oil and 500,000 VND in cash. In addition, Sunwah Group gave VND 5 million to each households that were severely affected by the flood.
Mr Jesse Choi (left), Director of Sunwah Vietnam, and Mr Lo Kwok Luen (right), General Director of Sun Wah Properties (Vietnam), with the bus carrying gifts donated to flood victims in central Vietnam
At 8:00 am on 23rd October, Mr Lo Kwok Luen, General Director of Sun Wah Properties (Vietnam), led a delegation to the severely affected areas in Thua Thien – Hue province. When talking to local authorities, Mr Lo Kwok Luen shared that Dr Jonathan Choi, Chairman of Sunwah Group, always reminds his staff to maintain the spirit of “when a place face difficulties, everywhere come to help” and to provide full support to people experienced natural disasters. Through this donation, Sunwah Group hoped to help people affected by natural disasters overcoming difficulties soon.
Sunwah Group representatives visited and give gifts to flood victims in Thua Thien – Hue province
In the following photos, it can be seen that the flooding has not completely subsided. The delegation had to wade in water and go by boat to visit and give gifts to each household. Local government representatives in Thuy Luong ward (Huong Thuy commune), Vy Da ward, Phu Hau ward, Huong Long ward (Hue city) and the local people all expressed sincere gratitude to Dr Jonathan Choi for his goodwill and generous support.