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

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

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.

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....

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  • Vice-President: Mr Thongphachanh SONNASINH
  • Honorary President: His Excellency Mr. Samane VIGNAKET
  • Head of Finance: Mr Khemphet SIVORAVONG
  • Deputy Director of the National Blood Centre: Dr. Douangchanh KONGPHALY
  • Deputy Director of the National Blood Centre: Dr. Chanthala SOUKSAKHONE
  • Secretary General: Dr. Keedaeng THAMMALANGSY
  • Head of Disaster Preparedness and Resonse: Dr. Bountheung MENVILAY
  • Deputy Head of LRC Cabinet, International relations/OD &CB: Mrs Kham KEOSACKSITH

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