Lao PDR: Flooding Situation Report No. 5 (as of 30 September 2013)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 30 Oct 2013

Highlights

  • About 224,200 people (32,356 households) in five southern provinces of Salavan, Champasak, Attepeu, Savannakhet and Xekong have been affected by floods
  • 280 families in Salavan and Champasak were evacuated with 3 deaths reported in Champasak
  • One hospital, five health care centres and nearly 100 ground water pumps were damaged by the floods
  • Food, drinking water and medicines are the immediate needs, especially in Salavan, Champasak and Attepeu
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