Regional Outlook, Global Perspective

DISASTER-RISK MANAGEMENT IN LAOS

DISASTER-RISK MANAGEMENT IN LAOS

By Derin Henderson

InAsia-Aug 15

In July, Lao PDR experienced significant increases in water levels due to heavy rains from the southwest monsoon. The adverse effects were exacerbated by Tropical Storm Son-Tinh, which blew through several provinces in the south on July 18. The tropical storm damaged one of seven dams in a large hydroelectric network along the Xe-Pian River, in Attapeu Province.

Read more at: https://asiafoundation.org/2018/08/15/disaster-risk-management-in-laos/

First published in: InAsia

 

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