First int’l aid shipment arrives to assist Lao flood recovery effort

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The first international aid from the Asean Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre) arrived at Wattay International Airport in Vientiane yesterday for distribution to six central and southern provinces devastated by floods.
The shipment follows a request by the National Disaster Management Organisation of Laos on September 7 and the AHA Centre agreeing to render humanitarian assistance to the nation’s flood-affected people.


Phomphong Laoin