17 March 2020 – Public asked to contribute funds to support fight against COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Specific Action, Stimulus
Sectors Involved: Vietnam Frontline
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister

Overview: The Prime Minister attended the Vietnam Frontline’s nationwide Call for contributing funds to preventing and combating COVID-19. All people from all walks of life, including Vietnamese oversea, foreigners, business…are encouraged to contribute their part to the combat that has resulted in significant expenditures for the gov. Contribution can be made directly through the Frontline’s bank account and/or through sending a telephone text message. Each message sent is equivalent to 20.000 VND.
Full details here: http://mattran.org.vn/hoat-dong/hay-lang-nghe-to-quoc-goi-ten-minh-33004.html

Type of Justification: No justification given
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, National – other