4:10:27 PM | 13/9/2011
The northernmost mountain province of Ha Giang has been allocated US $150 billion from the State budget to implement the national program on clean water during 2011-2015 period.
The funding will be disbursed in 300 projects to provide clean water for more than 60,000 local residents, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development,
The program targets to help 75% of the rural population to access to clean water by 2015.
Thanks to the implementation of national clean water program in over 10 years, the number of child deaths and people infected with water-borne diseases has decreased considerably.