SCG Group supports community in overcoming natural disaster damages

November 27, 2020 | 10:47
SCG and its member companies have been implementing the “Action for beloved central region” campaign, donating billions of Vietnamese dong and basic necessities to help the community overcome difficulties and rebuild their lives after recent floods.
scg group supports community in overcoming natural disaster damages

SCG and its member comapnies joined forces to launch the “Action for beloved central region” campaign, helping the community to rebuild their lives

In the recent time, the Central Vietnam has suffered unprecedented natural disasters, storms, floods, and landslides, which have seriously affected the lives of millions of families in the region. More than ever, the national community unanimously joined hands to support the central region to overcome difficulties, in which many leading enterprises have actively made donations.

With its sustainable development orientation, SCG always takes efforts to contribute to the communities where it operates. SCG is one of the corporate citizens with many outstanding initiatives contributing to improving the quality of local life. The company has built many “Sharing the Dream” playgrounds in Ho Chi Minh City and Vung Tau. Meanwhile, SCG Sharing the Dream offers scholarships to 4,000 students nationwide. SCG has recently handed over COVID-19 mobile positive pressure chambers to Danang and Dong Nai to protect medical workers at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has donated billions of dongs to local people in different localities to overcome COVID-19 challenges.

As Vietnam has suffered devastating natural disasters in 2020, SCG Group affirmed its commitment for the community to support the people of Central Vietnam in overcoming difficulties and rebuilding their lives. Through the "Action for beloved central region" campaign, SCG and its member companies from the north to the south have donated their resources and materials worth up to several billions of dongs to help people settle down and make a living after the natural disasters.

Binh Minh Plastic JSC (BMP), a member company of SCG Group, has donated VND2 billion ($86,960) through Nguoi Lao Dong Newspaper to the people in Central Vietnam.

SCG Cement - Building Materials Vietnam Co., Ltd. has granted over 2,000 gift packages of basic necessities to flood-stricken victims in Central Vietnam. The company also donated 300 tonnes of cement to Quang Binh and 100 tonnes of cement to Quang Tri to repair roads and public infrastructure. The company also provided financial support for its employees to repair damaged houses after the disaster.

scg group supports community in overcoming natural disaster damages
Meaningful gifts to support people in Quang Binh and Quang Tri to overcome difficulties and settle down after the typhoons

Nopporn Keeratibunharn, general director of SCG Cement - Building Materials Vietnam said that “To pursue its mission “Passion for Better”, SCG is committed to accompany authorities and people in the central region to overcome challenges caused by the natural disasters. With manufacturing facilities in Quang Binh and an operation network across the country, we believe this capaign shows the compassion and empathy of the Vietnamese for the Vietnamese people. We will do our best to assist local people to overcome difficulties and settle down as soon as possible.”

scg group supports community in overcoming natural disaster damages
Employees at Prime Group under SCG Group donated money to flood victims in Central Vietnam

Meanwhile, Prime Group under SCG Group also donated VND500 million ($21,740) and thousand of basic necessities. TPC VINA also contributed VND200 million ($8,700) and two days of salary of its employees. SCG Vietnam Co., Ltd. provides basic necessities worth VND150 million ($6,520). Tin Thanh Packing JSC also donated VND200 million and one day of salary of its employees. In particular, SCG Thailand through the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City has donated VND1 billion ($43,480) to support residents in settling down after the typhoons.

scg group supports community in overcoming natural disaster damages
SCG Thailand donated VND1 billion to support support the flood-hit areas

Member companies under SCG have provided timely support to the people of Central Vietnam. They are still struggling to overcome the difficulties caused by the typhoons while facing the threat of coming floods.

In the coming time, SCG’s “Action for beloved central region” campaign will continue to donate 1,000 gift packages of stationery to students in the flood-hit areas, helping them return to school after disruptions. This activity is also in line with SCG's mission of developing people through education for many years.

By Thanh Van

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