Disasters and emergency response
Villagers warned on possible flooding as tropical storm lashes provinces
Khammuan and Borikhamxay provincial authorities have warned villagers living along rivers to be on alert of possible flooding after tropical storm Son-tinh lashed northern and central provinces of Laos this week. The Xebangfai River has risen above dangerous levels since Wednesday (July 18)More ...
Dwellings, property damaged as heavy rains hit Savannakhet
Downpours drenched Savanakhet and surrounds causing flooding in the central province and damaging hundreds houses in Kaysone Phomvihane city, according to local officials.More ...
Flash floods see forecasters issue warnings
State authorities have warned the nation’s many regions to closely follow weather forecasts and to be alert to flash flooding caused by the heavy rainfalls that began yesterday. Some parts of Vientiane and the provinces of Huaphan, Xieng Khuang, Luang Prabang, Xayaboury, Xaysomboun, Borikhamxay, Khammuan, Savannakhet, ...
Phongsaly flood waters receding, help on way
Households in Khua and Nhot-ou districts, Phongsaly province affected by flooding are witnessing floodwaters recede, revealing the extent of the clean up task ahead. Currently, disaster victims are receiving assistance from provincial authorities, an official said.More ...
Flooding in Yod Ou District, Damaged Roads and Bridges
Heavy rain in Phongsaly Province during June 24-25, 2018 flooded a wide range of areas over 594.28 hectares in Yod Ou District, resulted in damage to roads and bridges.According to an local report on flooding disaster in rice, corn fields and crop areas in Yod ...
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