THAI NGUYEN: RESPONDING TO THE WORLD WATER DAY 2016
This morning (March 22nd), the Environmental Protection Fund - Department of Natural Resources and Environment coordinate with Samsung Electronics Company in Thai Nguyen to organize program responding to the World Water Day 2016 at Cay Thi Commune, Dong Hy District.
Beginning in 1993, the United Nation has chosen the annual 22/3 as the World Water Day. Each year, the World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater. The theme of World Water Day 2016 is "Water and Jobs" to emphasize the close links between water and jobs, targeting sustainable economic and social development and ensure water security.
Responding to the World Water Day 2016, the Environmental Protection Fund - Department of Natural Resources and Environment coordinate with Samsung Electronics Company in Thai Nguyen to organize program at Cay Thi Commune, Dong Hy District.- one of the hotspots about people’s lacking clean water in recent years. At the program, Thai Nguyen Samsung Electronics Company donated 10 water filters and 10 bins for two Communes Cay Thi and Van Han of Dong Hy District, aiming to help people and students in the province have the opportunity to access and use clean water. Thereby, raising awareness of governments at all levels and the communities about the relationship between water and jobs, as well as ensuring clean water supply for the people.
Also in the program, organizers have launched the local people response to the World Water Day with the whole world, through the mobilization of the people and the Youth Volunteer groups with sweeping, widening drains and streams near the residential areas.