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Turkey supports Lao PDR in preventing further flood and UXO casualties

Ambassador of Turkey to Lao PDR, H.E. Mr. Ahmet Idem Akay today paid a courtesy visit to the newly-appointed Vice Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, H.E. Mr. Padermphone Sonthany, together with…  


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…  


Steady flows: How a community in southern Laos takes disaster prevention into its own hands

First come the rains. They make lakes and rivers rise, flooding villages and fields. “In my 20 years here in this village, I have never seen six consecutive days of relentless rain. But last year,…  

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