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Spreading the word of warning in Southern Laos to ensure we leave no one behind

After floods ravaged Lao PDR last year, a lack of adequate warning mechanisms significantly contributed to the damages and losses. UNDP is partnering with the government and the private sector to…  


Taming the waters in Xayaboury Province

Almost four years ago, UNDP had a project in Xayaboury Province of northern Lao PDR to help farmers in their struggles to cope with climate change. This February, we returned to one of the villages to…  


Lao PDR hosts major global funds in push for a climate-resilient, sustainable future

The Government of Lao PDR through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment hosted a National Dialogue on the engagement between two major global funds, the Global Environment Facility (GEF)…  


The New Way of Working in practice in Lao PDR

UNDP Lao PDR's Disaster Risk Management Advisor, Gerson Brandao talks about the ways in which The New Way of Working has been employed in Lao PDR since the floods of 2018.  


Flood response activities undergo review in Khammouane Province

A delegation of government officials, ambassadors and UN representatives traveled to Khammouane Province today to monitor the progress of the implementation of an emergency grant Lao PDR received from…  


Disasters beyond the headlines

In his blog post, UNDP Lao PDR’s Coordination and Recovery Advisor Gerson Brandão reflects on the role of the United Nation’s Central Emergency Response Fund in reminding us about disasters forgotten…  


After the flood

In this photo story, we show you how the flood victims in Khammouane Province took matters into their own hands and started the road to recovery with simple acts of solidarity and community…  


Savannakhet Province unveils statues of endangered Eld’s Deer in Kaysone Phomvihane

In a recent ceremony held in the capital of Savannakhet Province, the SAFE Ecosystem Project – a joint project of the Department of Forestry of the Government of Lao PDR and UNDP – handed over several…  


Australia supports UXO clearance in flooded areas of Attapeu Province

The Government of Australia officially signed an agreement with UNDP on clearance of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Sanamxay District in order to ensure the safety of resettled communities dislocated by…  

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