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Disasters and emergency response funding

Lao PDR: Additional Funding Approved for Disaster Recovery

(KPL) The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved on Dec 13 US$50 million of additional financing for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project and the Lao Road Sector Project II.The additional funding will help reduce the financing gap for ...

KPL News Desk

Rice Support for Flooded Farmers

(KPL) Saravan and Sekong farmers whose crops were damaged by floods in September have received rice and rice seeds donated by two power companies.The handover ceremony for the assistance was held on Dec 10 in Saravan and Sekong provinces.The Theun-Hinboun Power Company (THPC) and its ...

KPL News Desk

Laos creates fund to cope with climate change

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The government has established a new fund designed to strengthen Laos’ capacity to address and cope with climate change threats.According to the Prime Ministerial Decree on Climate Change, which was published in the Lao National Gazette on October 17, the fund ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

EU allocates aid for Lao flood victims

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The European Union has announced that it is allocating €200,000 (LAK 1.95 billion) in humanitarian aid to help Lao families affected by the recent tropical storms.According to a media release posted on the website of the European Union Delegation to the ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

China Donates US$100,000 For Relief Efforts In Flood-hit Provinces of Laos

(KPL) The Chinese government has donated US$ 100,000 to support relief and recovery efforts in Khammuan, Savannakhet, Saravan, Xekong, Attapeu and Champassak which have been severely flooded.The flooding caused by storms between late August and early this month is the worst for the six central and southern ...

KPL News Desk

Golden Triangle SEZ assists flood victims in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone has donated 3 billion kip to the government to assist flood victims in the central and southern provinces of Laos.The amount was presented on Tuesday by the Chairman of the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone, ...

News Desk

Nam Theun 2 To Donate LAK 1 Billion For Relief, Recovery Efforts In Flood-hit Provinces

(KPL) The Nam Theun 2 Power Company Limited has committed one billion kip to relief and recovery efforts in the flood hit provinces of Khammuan, Savannakhet, Saravan, Xekong, Attapeu and Champassak.The flooding caused by storms between late August and early September is the worst for the six central and southern provinces ...

KPL News Desk

South Korea grants 10 billion kip for Attapeu flood recovery

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times) – The government of the Republic of Korea has provided grant aid of over 10 billion kip (US$1.2 million) to implement a flood recovery programme in Attapeu province.The “Integrated Recovery Programme in Attapeu province” is in the form of grant aid through ...

Phomphong Laoin

430 tonnes of rice bound for flood victims

The government has handed over about 430 tonnes of rice worth over 3.3 billion kip provided by the Japanese government as part of ongoing disaster assistance to the southern provinces.The support includes about 149 tonnes of rice for communities in Borikhamxay province, 100 tonnes for ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

UNDP commits almost US$1 million to disaster recovery in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to Laos is allocating US$955,964 to improve the living conditions of people impacted by disasters around the country. The support is part of the “Building Capacities for Resilient Recovery” project from 2017-2021 in cooperation with the ...

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