Laos’ dam disaster victims stare at uncertain future

Fears linger for livelihoods as new villages being built for Lao victims may not be suitable for agriculture

THE VICTIMS of the Xi Pian-Xe Namnoi Dam collapse may not be able to return to their normal lives any time soon because the locations of their new villages and farmlands are unsuitable for living and farming. And meanwhile the process of claiming compensation from dam invest- ors is still dragging on.


Pratch Rujivanarom