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Lao People's Democratic Republic : Flush Flood : 24/07/2018

GLIDE:  FF-2018-000118-LAO

Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia):  ERVNMN000049

Duration 24/07/2018
Country or District Lao People's Democratic Republic
Name Flush Flood
Outline Heavy rainfall over past few days in Attapeu Province has resulted in dangerously high river and dam levels. An incident at the Xepien-Xenamnoy Hydropower dam construction in Attapeu province resulted in flash flooding, with eight villages affected.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
UNOCHA 2018/08/06
Dead: 34
Missing: 97
Evacuated to emergency shelters: 6,000
Affected: 13,100
UNOCHA 2018/07/31
Dead: 19
More than 7,300 people have been displaced and are living in temporary shelters.

Related Links

Report/Articles

UNOCHA 2018/08/06
Lao PDR: Flash Floods - Office of the Resident Coordinator Situation Report No. 6 (as of 6 August 2018)

UNOCHA 2018/07/31
As of 28 July 2018, 16,250 people have been affected by flooding in Attapeu Province following the impact of Tropical Storm Son Tinh that caused the Xepien-Xenamnoyu hydroelectric dam in Sanamxay District to break.

UN OCHA, UN Country Team in Laos 2018/07/24
Heavy rainfall over past few days in Attapeu Province has resulted in dangerously high river and dam levels. An incident at the Xepien-Xenamnoy Hydropower dam construction in Attapeu province resulted in flash flooding, with eight villages affected.

Pictures

International Charter 2018/07/24
Flood in Laos