World Bank Board of Directors Approves Support for Nutrition and Public Financial Management in Lao PDR

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2019 – Lao PDR will benefit from US$72 million in new financing, under three projects approved today by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors, which focus on reducing malnutrition in children and improving public resource use and service delivery.More ...

World Bank Teams

Laos villagers rebuild their lives after shocking dam collapse

A little over six months ago the world watched in horror as a massive dam wall collapsed in Laos.It was late July 2018 and powerful flash floods caused by the collapse of the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower dam hit more than 13,000 people in the southern ...

Tiamkare Thitithamtada, IFRC

Survivors of Laos' PNPC Dam Disaster Still Struggling

Survivors of a July 2018 dam disaster described as Laos’ worst flooding in decades are still dealing with physical and mental hardship, according to an official of a South Korean-led relief effort.The disaster occurred when a saddle dam at the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy (PNPC) ...

Radio Free Asia

UN Migration Agency, Lao Immigration Department, Cooperate to Tackle Human Trafficking and Smuggling

Vientiane – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) and the Department of Immigration (DoI) of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic have launched a first training by DoI Master Trainers for police and frontline border guards to increase the country’s capacity to tackle human trafficking and people ...

International Organization for Migration

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