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Quang Tri

 

a city and port in southern Vietnam (Trung Bo Region), on the South China Sea. Population, about 20,000. Quang Tri is a station on the trans-Indochina railroad. There is processing of agricultural products (rice, tea, coffee, and cocoa beans) and sea products. [13-1570-3; updated]

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40] a day and haven't had a square meal for years because I have to buy medicine for a blood disorder," said the 64-year-old, who lost his right leg below the knee in battle with communist guerrillas in Quang Tri province in 1972.
2 when it was bound for Quang Tri province in central Vietnam.
Project Description: Contribute to reducing the impact of drought and extreme weather, desertification through demonstration models in combination of agriculture, forestry and irrigation to improve livelihoods of communities living on the sandy region of Gio My commune, Gio Linh district of Quang Tri province.
By lunchtime on Sunday the typhoon had swept across Vietnam's Con Co island, some 30 kilometres off the coast of central Quang Tri province, the Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.
com during a visit to Quang Tri Province, Vietnam by actor Jonathan Goldsmith, the man who plays Dos Equis iconic character "The Most Interesting Man in the World.
The incident took place Saturday when seven men were captured by a gang in a forest in Vietnam's Quang Tri province and take across the border, said Le Cong Dung, director of the provincial police department.
The natural conditions of the provinces in the northern mountain regions of Vietnam is that of being capable of producing high yields and good cup quality while for instance, the Khe Sanh area of Quang Tri province is an ideal Arabica growing area of 20,000 hectares of fertile land with basaltic soil, average temperatures from 20 to 25 degrees Celsius, and total rainfall of 2,300 mm a year," said an official Vietnamese government report on the Arabica coffee development plan.
The series of shots follow on from a trip Parr took with Oxfam to flood hit Quang Tri province in Vietnam where he photographed people who were struggling to cope with unpredictable flooding due to climate change.
Working in conjunction with the Quang Tri Province Women's Union, PeaceTrees Healthy Gardens for Healthy Children program will remove landmines and unexploded ordnance from family garden plots, teach 132 women in one commune how to grow nutritious foods for their children through more sustainable farming practices, provide tools, seeds and supplies, and create a model that can be replicated in other villages.
In 1972, six airmen were flying aboard an "HH-53C Super Jolly Green Giant helicopter over Quang Tri Province in South Vietnam when they were hit by enemy ground fire and crashed," according to a government news release.
At the time, unknown to a least the Marines, a significant leatherback colony nested along Vietnam's coast southward from Quang Tri Province.
US Superfortress bombers flew repeated missions to bomb bases in South Vietnam's Quang Tri province.