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DTU Students Unite to Clean Up Danang after the Nari Storm

Nari, the eleventh cyclonic storm of the year, took off the rooves off hundreds of houses, uprooted thousands of trees, causing traffic blockages on many city streets. On October 17th, the DTU Environmental Faculty lent a hand to local residents, young volunteers and soldiers cleaning up the city after the storm.

Dr. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong, Dean of Environmental Engineering, together many enthusiastic lecturers and students joined in. They all arrived at Phan Boi Chau Street very early and quickly gathered up huge piles of garbage, chopped up trees and cleaned the street. Afterwards they were tired but happy. 

Many DTU students enthusiastically participated in the cleaning

In response to the enthusiasm of the DTU students and teachers, Mr. Huynh Trung Nhan, Vice- Manager of the Danang Sewage and Waste-Water Treatment Company said: “After the typhoon, the Danang authorities mustered many forces to clean up the damage. DTU took a leading initiative in improving the environment and restoring the beauty of the city. This proves their youthful enthusiasm and dedication to the community.”

Le Hoang Anh Tuan, a student of K16KMT class said: "Seeing what we are doing, many people stopped their own work to join with us in cleaning the city after the storm. I’m very happy because volunteers were able to encourage others to be more aware of environment preservation.”

Tran Thi Thuy Nhi, a DTU student of class K19 QLMT2 said: "I’m a little tired but very happy. The volunteer day helped us meet new friends with each other, especially the older students and lecturers of Environment Engineering.”

This is one of many extra-curricular activities organized by DTU students to exhibit their enthusiasm and commitment to the local community. 
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