Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC

VAVA (Vietnam Assocation of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin) testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommitte on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment. This was the first time a victim of Agent Orange had spoken to Congress. The victim, the well-received Ms. Tran Thi Hoan, received a lot of attention.

The delegation visited Congressman Al Franken, MN. Written testimony submitted by Susan Schnall and Merle Ratner for VAORRC.

Dr. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Phuong
Doctor, Professor, Researcher

Ms. Tran Thi Hoan
Agent Orange Victim, Student