Villages inundated as heavy rain lashes two provinces
River levels have increased and flooded crops, rice fields, gardens, fishponds and villages after heavy rain in the two northern provinces over the past three days. Two districts and the Boten Special Economic Zone in Luang Namtha province are the worst affected areas, with Nam ...
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 ...