Cambodia Floods Not Caused by Lao Dam Failure: MRC

Reports by the Mekong River Commission (MRC) show that the floodwaters from the Lao dam collapse didn’t have a major effect upon Cambodia when compared to ordinary rainfall. Initial and preliminary analysis for the extent of the water level rise in Stung Treng due to the ...


River water level rises inundate dwellings down south

Southern parts of the country are contending with increasing levels of water flowing down the Mekong River and its tributaries, flooding villages in Khammuan, Savannakhet and Champassak provinces. The flooding comes as the government, domestic and foreign partners and rescue teams from abroad are working ...

Vientiane Times

Assist flood relief, youth union instructed

Authorities have called for more youth volunteers to assist the distribution of relief supplies to victims affected by the deadly flooding in Attapeu province’s Sanamxay district.More ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Landslide risk a reality as rainy skies, downpours persist

 Roads at multiple locations across the country have been cut by landslides and may not be used for travel until repairs, authorities have warned. Motorists are warned to take care and pay extra attention and drive safely at a lower speed appropriate to conditions while ...

Vientiane Times

Teams join painstaking search for Sanamxay’s missing folk 

Additional rescuers from abroad have been deployed to expedite the search for 120 people that remain missing after a saddle dam collapsed, flooding villages in Sanamxay district of Attapeu province on July 23, the committee in charge has announced.More ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo & Boungfaeng Phaymanivong

Attapeu flood victims need more essential supplies

Flood victims in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province are still in need of essential items especially food, rice, drinking water, clothing, blankets, medicines and other daily necessities. More than 10,000 people have been relocated to temporary shelter centres in Attapeu and Champassak provinces after the flood ...

Vientiane Times

Remains of another flood victim recovered, officials confirm 

Sanamxay district, Attapeu province: Officials in charge of dealing with the rescue mission in the search for missing victims devastated by the dam collapse at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower plant in Sanamxay district of Attapeu province announced they located the remains of another deceased victim on ...

Bounfaeng Phaymanivong

Floods hit Xiengkhoung with two dead and 14 damaged bridges this month

Bombarded with heavy rains for many days so far this July, numerous areas in Xiengkhoung province have been affected by floods. Areas in seven districts of Xiengkhoung have unavoidably seen the negative impacts. Particularly, the condition in Pek district found 37 flood-affected villages with 41 ...

Bounmy Sengthoummy

Priority access for foreign rescue teams to assist flood victims 

Rescue teams from foreign countries have been offered priority access to enter the country via immigration checkpoints so that they can join rescue operations in Attapeu province. More ...

Somsack Pongkhao 

Sanamxay flood search, rescue effort sees 30 percent reached

Attapeu : Search and rescue operations have spanned just 30 percent of the total area of 13 flood-affected villages in Attapeu province as of yesterday afternoon as the complexities of the terrain and prevailing conditions continue to hamper progress according to a senior official.More ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo & Phoonsab Thevongsa

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