The North Central is composed of six provinces: Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue. Total areas: 51,524.6 km2
The north-central terrain is complex, the majority of the territory is mountainous, hilly, facing the sea with steep slopes and swift water, which often causes unexpected floods, causing difficulties for production and people’s life.
Mountainous terrain is complicated, traffic is difficult.
The mountains spread to the sea so the flat area is small, narrow, divided, so difficult to cultivate.
Summer with hot and dry West wind badly affecting human health and production.
Floods, landslides, droughts are the most common natural disasters of the year
Under the heavy influence of war
According to the data from the report of Fund for Children of 63 provinces until 31/12/2013:
– The number of disadvantaged children in poor families account for 12.07% of children in the region
– The number of children not attending school or leaving school accounts for 4.5%
– The number of orphaned orphans is 1.12%.