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Event: FL Flood
Number: 2023-000139
Country: LAO Lao People's Democratic Republic
Location: Phongsali, Xaignabouly, Vientiane Capital, Champasax, Savannakhet
, Khammouan, Bolikhamxai, and Houaphan Provinces
Date (YMD): 2023-8-1
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Information Source:National Disaster Management Committee(NDMC), The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare(MOLSW
Comments: Early August 2023, persistent heavy rain has led to extensive flooding across central and southern regions of Laos. The flooding has damaged numerous farms and houses, affecting thousands of people in these inundated areas. According to information shared by National Disaster Management Committee(NDMC), The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare(MOLSW) on 5th August 2023, mentioned that eight provinces, including Phongsali, Xaignabouly, Vientiane Capital, Champasax, Savannakhet, Khammouan, Bolikhamxai, and Houaphan, were affected by floods. Approximately 8,300 households (equivalent to around 41,500 individuals) in 305 villages and 24 districts across these provinces were impacted. The immediate needs for food and clean drinking water have become urgent priorities. Notably, provinces hit hardest, including Borikhamxay, Khammuan, and Savannakhet, now require boats for rescue and assistance efforts.
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