Protection dike damaged by floods is being repaired in Nghà?Tinh province (about 200 km south of Hanoi). Volunteer workers receive WFP aid. - - Construction of Irrigation Works. During the recent conf1ict, considerable destruction took place in provinces which straddle both sides of the former demarcation line between North and South Viet Nam. Following endemic flooding, old irrigation canals and dikes must be cleared and new ones constructed. The UN/FAO World Food Programme is assisting the Government by providing food commodities as partial payment to workers engaged on water control works. WFP provides supplementary rations of rice, oil, fish and meat to the workers over a period of two years at a total cost to WFP of $12.5 million.