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Lao People s Democratic Republic (the): Disaster-Risk Management in Laos

Source: The Asia Foundation Country: Lao People s Democratic Republic (the)
By Derin Henderson 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. Around 5 billion cubic meters of water were s

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