By March 21, the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) had received 12.7 billion VND in donations from organisations and individuals to support Japanese victims overcome difficulties.
Many provinces and organisations on March 21 launched campaigns to raise funds for Japanese victims.
Within only one day, the Ministry of Education and Training collected more than 230 million VND; the Vietnam Construction and Import-Export Joint Stock Corporation (Vinaconex), over 55 million VND; the Northern province of Phu Tho, almost 40 million VND.
Individuals and organisations from Quang Nam central province raised over 500 million VND for support to Japanese people.
In other movement on March 21, Vietnamese Ambassador in the Republic of Korea (RoK) Tran Trong Toan visited the Japanese Embassy in Seoul and offered condolences to the Japanese people.
On this occasion, the Ambassador also handed over the donations from the Vietnamese Embassy staff to support Japanese quake victims./.