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30 Sep 2013 description
report IRIN
Increasingly volatile weather conditions are taking a toll on the 80 percent of the population who do not live in the capital, Vientiane, and depend on natural resources for survival.
16 Sep 2013 description
All 17 provinces are reporting cases, and nearly 50,000 people have been infected. The number of cases this year is four times higher than in 2010 and 11 times higher than last year.
12 Sep 2013 description
The government is requesting assistance from ASEAN for 5,000 people. There is an urgent need for additional support to meet the food needs of the remaining 45,000 people.
27 Aug 2013 description
Heavy rainfall in Lao PDR has resulted in widespread flooding, particularly in the Northern and Central parts of the country. An estimated 116,518 people have been affected.
11 Sep 2012 description
VIENTIANE – More than 39,000 people in Khammuane struggling from the long-term impact of tropical storms are now able to bridge the food gap until the next harvest, thanks to a donation of €404,000 (US$502,488) by the European Union's Humanitarian Aid AND Civil Protection department (ECHO)...
24 Jan 2012 description
report Voice of America
Amra Alirejsovic Remnants of war, including unexploded ordnance and landmines, are still found in many countries around the world - even decades after conflicts have ended. Those dangers often devastate the lives of local inhabitants, who might not be aware they live in the middle of a...