Mitigation policy aids more than 60,000 families

The Social Affairs Ministry yesterday said the government has helped more than 60,000 impoverished families affected by natural disasters since it first launched its mitigation policy in 2014. Lao Veng, deputy director of the ministry’s general technical department, said during a press conference at the Council of Ministers’ office yesterday that through the policy, the government has been able to provide food, supplies and accommodation to families. …