Disasters and emergency response

Non-governmental preparedness and response agencies

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 ...

Times Reporters

Luxemburg Supports Disaster Recovery Efforts In Laos

(KPL) The government of Luxemburg has supported a project on building capacities for resilient post disaster recovery worth over US$ 981,000.The government of Laos has also shared US$ 219,928 of the total spending for the project which will be implemented at both central and local ...


Attapeu flood victims to receive 2,221 tonnes of rice

The government has obtained 2,221 tonnes of rice worth over 16 billion kip from the Asean plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve (APTERR+3) for distribution to flood victims in Attapeu province.Each Asean member country has an emergency rice reserve, and the rice stock in Laos is ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Timor Leste Donates US$ 750,000 To Help Flood Victims In Southern Laos

(KPL) The government of Timor –Leste has donated US$ 750,000 to help flood victims in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province.The handover ceremony was held at the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare in Vientiane on Mar 6 between the Timor Leste Ambassador to Laos, Ms Natália Carrascalão Antunes and the ...


Japan lends support to flood recovery effort in Laos

The government of Japan will provide 850 million yen (about US$7.6 million) for Laos in support of activities to help communities around the country that were hit by floods last year.Heavy rain between July and September, including two tropical storms, resulted in widespread damage around ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

South Korea approves US$15 million for Attapeu flood recovery

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The government of South Korea has approved US$15 million (over 128 billion kip) to implement a flood recovery programme and assist the people of Sanamxay district in Attapeu province.Speaking at a press conference in Vientiane yesterday, the Ambassador of the Republic ...

Phomphong Laoin

Lao Red Cross Gives Flood Victims’ Families Over 1 Billion Kip

(KPL) The Lao Red Cross presented last week over 1.04 billion kip as relief aid to over 1,400 flood victims’ families in 9 villages in Sanamxay district, Attapeu Province.Sanamxay district was heavily flooded following the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in late July last ...


Korea, Asean provide 1,000 tonnes of rice for Lao flood victims

The government of the Republic of Korea is continuing its assistance to Laos in the wake of widespread flooding that occurred in many provinces, with Attapeu being the worst affected area.The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea reiterated his country’s support for Laos on Friday ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

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