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Lao People's Democratic Republic

8 March 2017

Lao Red Cross joins International Women’s Day celebration

Lao Red Cross continues to promote gender equality and to advocate for the role of women in society with various stakeholders
IFRC President Konoé calls for increased cooperation on tackling disasters and strengthening community resilience during Lao PDR visit
24 November 2016

IFRC President Konoé calls for increased cooperation on tackling disasters and strengthening community resilience during Lao PDR visit

President's visit reaffirmed the IFRC’s commitment to supporting Lao Red Cross in its efforts to help communities prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters.
Lao Red Cross provides relief to communities affected by flooding and landslides
30 August 2016

Lao Red Cross provides relief to communities affected by flooding and landslides

IFRC releases Disaster Relief Emergency Fund to assist flood-affected communities in Laos PDR
The 2013 Laos Floods: Responding to a disaster through a unique peer-to-peer cooperation between National Societies
26 March 2014

The 2013 Laos Floods: Responding to a disaster through a unique peer-to-peer cooperation between National Societies

In September 2013, seasonal flooding in two southern provinces of Laos were the worst experienced in 30 years
Building resilience to worsening seasonal floods in Laos
3 February 2014

Building resilience to worsening seasonal floods in Laos

The Lao Red Cross has been helping communities prepare for the seasonal floods that are encroaching on new areas each year.
28 July 2011

Thousands receive Lao Red Cross support in the wake of tropical storm Haima

By Matt Cochrane, IFRC, Bangkok The Lao Red Cross will provide regular food and relief assistance to more than 5,000 people who were severely affected by tropical storm Haima which struck Lao on 26 June, causing extensive flooding in six provinces right across the centre of the country. Whilst estimates vary, at least 35,000 people have been affected, with 19 deaths confirmed by the government....
25 September 2007

Laos: bloods donors give new life under the eyes of the Buddha

You might have been born in a small village on a green mountain slope somewhere in a far flung area of southern Laos.
12 July 2004

Role of women and girls stressed as Bangkok conference opens

Red Cross and Red Crescent figures at an international AIDS conference have warmly welcomed an opening speech by United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, in which he emphasised the role of women and girls in stemming the spread of the virus.
Surviving the Lao traffic
18 December 2003

Surviving the Lao traffic

Lao PDR (People’s Democratic Republic) has the second highest death rate in Southeast Asia from road accidents.
A woman’s difference in Laos
14 November 2003

A woman’s difference in Laos

The Lunar New Year is a time for renewal and rebirth in Laos.
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