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Risk-informed development

On the occasion of International Disaster Risk Reduction Day, the United Nations in Lao PDR, the World Bank Lao PDR and the Delegation of the European…




Taking A Further Step Together


Agility is key in times of distress

This op-ed on UXO was written by Ricarda Rieger, Resident Representative, Lao PDR, United Nations Development Programme  


Bloodshed in a Time of Peace

This op-ed on UXO was written by Ricarda Rieger, Resident Representative, Lao PDR, United Nations Development Programme  


Can disasters present opportunities?

UNDP Lao PDR's Disaster Risk Management Advisor, Ross Hardy talks about how disasters can present opportunities to people affected by the floods of 2018.  


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.  


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…  


Risk-informed development

On the occasion of International Disaster Risk Reduction Day, the United Nations in Lao PDR, the World Bank Lao PDR and the Delegation of the European Union to the Lao PDR jointly write about Lao…  


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