Disasters and emergency response

Non-governmental preparedness and response agencies

UN agencies further respond to the disaster in Attapeu

United Nations agencies are working closely with the government and humanitarian partners to bring in clean water, food, shelter and medical aid for over 13,000 people affected by the floods in Attapeu province.More ...

Times Reporters

UNICEF, govt step up emergency response to address children’s needs

In the aftermath of the flash floods that severely affected Sanamxay district, Attapeu province, UNICEF is working with Lao government counterparts, particularly the Ministry of Health, to provide emergency relief for about 5,300 children and their families. UNICEF has completed the installation of five sets ...

Times Reporters

Heat-detection, forensic assistance accepted in Sanamxay flood response

Authorities in charge have accepted Singapore’s proposal to send a rescue team with heat-detecting drone technology in an attempt to locate alive any of the 120 people still missing after the July 23 flooding in Attapeu province’s Sanamxay district resulting from a dam collapse.More ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

Governments Extend Aid To Flood Victims In Laos

(KPL) The governments of many countries have extended and promised to extend relief aid for flood victims in Attapeu, a southern province of Laos.More ...


BCEL One Heart Makes Donation For Flood Victims Easier

(KPL) Banque Pour Le Commerce Exterieur Lao Public, mostly known as BCEL, has launched a corporate social responsibility project called BCEL One Heart to raise funds for flood victims in Attapeu and other charity purposes.More ...


Ministry of Defense handed over fund for victims of natural disasters to Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare

On June 25, 2018, Ministry of Defense has handed over support fund of 404 million kip which were raised from departments and services under the Ministry of Defense to Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare as contribution in support of victims affected by natural disasters ...

Lao Economic Daily

Red Cross appeals for more volunteers on World Blood Donor Day 

Vientiane schoolchildren, soldiers, police and government officials regularly give blood to supply the country’s hospitals, with blood especially needed by road accident victims. But supply does not meet demand, largely because of the increasing number of injuries caused by road accidents. The rapid increase in the number ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

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