Disasters and emergency response

Non-governmental preparedness and response agencies

UN announces grant to assist flood victims in Khammuan

Laos has secured a grant from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund to support emergency response and humanitarian efforts in the aftermath of the recent floods that occurred across the country. The US$3.5 million grant will be used to rehabilitate the six hardest-hit districts ...

Times Reporters

Hyundai Donates US$ 100,000 For Flood Relief In Laos

(KPL) Hyundai Motors has donated US$ 100,000 to help flood relief efforts in provinces across Laos.The handover ceremony was held in Vientiane Capital on October 24, 2018 between Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Khampheng Saysompheng and General Manager of Hyundai Motors Asia Region Choi ...

KPL editor

KIA Motors Asia Donates US$ 100,000 To Aid Flood Victims In Laos

(KPL) The KIA Motors Asia of Republic of Korea donated US$ 100,000 to aid flood victims in Laos.The handover ceremony held at the Ministry of Laobour and Social Welfares between Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Dr. Khampheng Saysompheng and General Manager -KIA Motors Asia ...


Lao Governor Walks Back Projected Costs For Housing in Flood-Hit Attapeu

The governor of a province in Laos hit by flooding from a dam breach earlier this year has issued conflicting estimates of the projected cost to house displaced persons, giving figures deemed unnecessarily high by another official source and contradicting statements he himself had made ...

Richard Finney

Govt needs over 6 trillion kip for flood recovery

The government estimates it will need at least 6 trillion kip to recover from the damage done by floods around the country this year, with the greatest need being in the transport and agriculture sectors.The recovery effort will take place in the short, medium and ...

Times Reporters

Homeless flood victims to have 500 modular houses

Dam construction companies have ordered 450 modular housing units, worth over 29 billion kip, from overseas to accommodate families who still have nowhere to live after they lost their homes in the flood that hit Sanamxay district, Attapeu province, in July.Homeless families will also have ...

Times Reporters

Vietnamese firm offers aid to Lao dam-collapse victims

Vientiane (VNA) – Representatives from the branch of Indo Tran Logistics Corporation of Vietnam in Laos on October 17 handed over 12,300 USD to Laos’s Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare to support Lao people affected by the July dam collapse in Attapeu. More ...

VNA editor

Australia Continues Support For Recovery Efforts In Sanamxay

(KPL) The Australian Ambassador to the Lao PDR Jean-Bernard Carrasco, travelled to Sanamxay district, Attapeu Province last month to meet local government officials and view new activities funded by the Australian government to support the recovery of people affected by the flooding disaster.More ...


Thai Firm Donates Relief Aid Of US$ 173,000 For Lao Flood Victims

(KPL)  Thai company Banpu Power (BPP) has provided relief aid worth THB 5.5 million, approximately US$ 173,000, to help flood victims in Laos.More ...


AccorHotels Supports Attapeu Disaster Relief Efforts

In response to the devastation caused by the dam collapse in Attapeu, AccorHotels donated US$10,000 to the Lao Red Cross to support immediate disaster relief efforts and to assist with emergency measures in the areas affected by the dam collapse.More ...

The Laotian Times

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