Generali Vietnam launches VND6.5 billion emergency relief plan to support flood-impacted families

Generali Vietnam Life Insurance LLC (Generali Vietnam) in November implemented the “Sát cánh bên miền Trung” (Standing Side By Side With Central Vietnam) emergency relief program with the total fund of VND 6.5 billion.

Generali Vietnam will sponsor the construction of 10 flood-proof houses under the “Nhà Chống Lũ” (Flood-Proof Home) project.

This is a comprehensive disaster relief plan that offers immediate, practical and sustainable supports to thousands of disadvantaged families seriously impacted by the recent flooding in 35 districts of seven Central Vietnam provinces including Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, Da Nang, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai.

Funding for the plan comes from the “Gen Yêu Thương” charity fund contributed by Generali Vietnam’s staff, agents and the Company.

Within the relief program, Generali Vietnam will partner with the National Fund for Vietnamese Children to directly deliver donations in cash and in-kind to over 1,000 disadvantaged families in seven central provinces. Generali Vietnam’s donations include cash, food and non-food necessities, warm clothes, school furniture, school supplies, water filters, etc.

It will partner with Hue Central Hospital to provide free health checks and medicines to approximately 7,500 people exposed to health risks caused by recent flooding in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam.

The company also will sponsor UNICEF’s program providing support to children and women in Central Vietnam who suffer from severe stress, anxiety and mental trauma due to the loss of their parents and loved ones in the disaster.

The construction of 10 flood-proof houses in Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue and Quang Nam will be sponsored under the “Nhà Chống Lũ” (Flood-Proof Home) project by The Foundation for Supporting and Development of Sustainable Living Community (Sống Foundation).

93 flood-proof home completed under the “Nhà Chống Lũ” (Flood-Proof Home) project by The Foundation for Supporting and Development of Sustainable Living Community (Sống Foundation).

Tina Nguyen, Generali Vietnam CEO, said: “I am deeply touched by the compassion, kindness, and generosity of Generali Vietnam’s staff and agents. Such collective efforts and joint commitment have made our comprehensive relief program possible to help our countrymen in Central Vietnam overcome difficulties and rebuild their lives. This has demonstrated Generali’s ‘Reditude’ spirit, which is all about being caring (heart), empathetic (soul) and passionate (pulse). ‘Reditude’, along with our concrete actions, reaffirms our commitment to becoming “Lifetime Partner” to millions of Vietnamese families.”

In 2020, apart from the “Sát Cánh Bên Miền Trung” disaster relief program, Generali Vietnam has been successfully implementing other meaningful community intiatives such as the unique parenting education program “Sinh Con, Sinh Cha” (Born Children, Born Parents), scholarship program “Cùng Em Đến Trường” (Your Companion To School), fundraising activities supporting Covid-19 emergency, as well as other charity activities targeting the underprivileged across the country.

Pham Van