Posted on: October 17, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

According to a quick report by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (LOL, Invalids and Social Affairs) by the end of October 14, the whole country recorded 2,184 orphans and helpless children due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Every 12 seconds there is an orphan due to Covid-19

In which, there are 2,084 children who have lost their father or mother, notably more than 41 children are orphaned by both parents due to the pandemic.

Ho Chi Minh City, the epidemic center of the country in the past time, has witnessed many heartbreaking scenes when the number of deaths from Covid-19 locally is the highest in the country, the pandemic has made 1,426 children in Ho Chi Minh City orphaned. .

According to a quick report by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, there were more than 2,100 orphans due to the Covid-19 pandemic in Vietnam by the end of October 14.

According to Deputy Minister Le Van Thanh, the care and nurturing of orphans due to Covid-19 is of special concern to the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs. Currently, the Vietnam Children’s Fund has coordinated with 27 provinces and cities to support VND 7.83 billion for 1,541 orphans who have lost their parents due to Covid-19, the average support level is VND 5 million/child. em.

For more than 12 infants who are the children of pregnant women infected with Covid-19, the level of 01 million VND/child.

FPT Corporation built a school to raise 1,000 children orphaned by Covid-19

Recently, talking to PV, Mr. Dang Hoa Nam, Director of the Children’s Department (MOLISA) said that the settlement of procedures to support orphans is being carried out quickly by localities to stabilize the situation. Psychophysiology and future for children.

The solution is to put the best interests and interests of the children, giving the orphans an alternative home if they lose their parents or their relatives are unable to take care of them.

Currently, many non-business units and organizations have been carrying out procedures to support money and in-kind for children and their families. Localities, especially Ho Chi Minh City, are rapidly deploying to best support the children.

An Linh – Dan Tri Newspaper


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