Launch of the application for Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange /Dioxin
|Application for Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange. Photo: LD /CVN|
According to President Nguyen Van Rinh of Vietnamese Association of Victims of Agent Orange /Dioxin (VAVA) , this platform allows potential donors to know the needs of these victims and to get in touch with them. She also publishes reports on victims of Agent Orange /Dioxin.
During the Vietnam War, between 1961 and 1971 the United States Army dropped approximately 80 million liters of toxic herbicides high in dioxin, one of the most potent toxicants, on Vietnam to destroy Vietnam. vegetation that covered the advance of the Vietnamese soldiers and deprived them of their sources of food.
More than 4.8 million Vietnamese have been exposed to dioxin. It has resulted in the deaths of thousands of people while tens of thousands of patients suffer severe illness from exposure to this compound.
Almost 60 years after the first application of this herbicide, widely used by Americans during the war, many Vietnamese continue to suffer from its effects.
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