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

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Ms. Tran Thi Hoan
Agent Orange Victim, Student

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