Lao PDR

Lao PDR: Flash Floods - Office of the Resident Coordinator Situation Report No. 6 (as of 6 August 2018)

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Highlights

  • Tropical Storm Son-Tinh caused heavy rains in 13 provinces and unprecedented flash floods in Sanamxay District in Attapeu Province. The water level is receding slowly, but road access remains difficult.

  • Based on the Government’s information, 13 villages have been affected, five are considered severely affected. The Government has declared the affected area as a National Disaster Zone.

  • Current identified needs are water, health, food, shelter and psychosocial support.

  • Access to the affected area remains challenging due to floods and mud. Some areas are accessible only by helicopter.

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