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Lao PDR, Flooding in Savannakhet and Sekong (15:06 Oct 13 2020)

Description

From 7-11 Oct and 8-11 Oct, flooding has affected Sekong and Savannakhet respectively.

Total affected in Lao PDR:

9 districts, 55 villages, 5720 families, 11103 people (4384 female), 1 dead, 3 missing

Total evacuation details:

14 villages, 879 families, 7788 people (3718 female)

Total damages:

677 houses partly damaged

Total effects to agriculture:

4,427 ha of paddy fields affected, 1447 ha of other crops, 351 ponds, 19 livestock, 4 irrigation systems

Total effects to public infrastructure:

35 main roads, 8 rural roads, 14 bridges

Other effects:

12 schools, 5 health centres affected, 492 wells, 4 temples, 2 boats

In detail, the following districts in Savannakhet has been affected:

1. Phin

2. SePon

3. Nong

4. ThaPaThong

5. SongKhone

6. ChamPhone

7. ChonBouRy

8. ViLaBouRy

Total:

8 districts, 52 villages, 5671 families, 10,854 persons

Evacuation details:

13 villages, 830 families, 7539 people

Damages:

677 houses partly damaged.

Effects to agriculture:

4,427 ha of paddy fields affected, 1447 ha of other crops, 351 ponds, 19 livestock, 4 irrigation systems

Effects to public infrastructure:

35 main roads, 8 rural roads, 14 bridges

Other effects:

12 schools, 5 health centres affected, 492 wells, 4 temples, 2 boats

In detail, the following districts in Sekong has been affected:

1. KaLeaum

Total:

3 villages, 49 families, 249 people, 1 dead, 3 missing

Evacuation details:

1 village, 49 families, 249 people

Additional Data

Country: Laos

Affected Area / Region: Savannakhet and Sekong Provinces, Lao PDR

Casualties

Death: 1

Missing: 3

Affected Families: 5720

Affected Persons: 11103

Displaced Persons: 7788

Damages

Damaged houses: 677Damaged educational facilities (e.g. schools): 12Damaged medical facilities (e.g. hospital): 5Damaged public buildings / facilities: 492 wells, 4 temples,Damaged infrastructure (e.g. road, water network): 35 roads, 8 rural roads, 14 bridgesLoss of livelihood sources: 4428 ha of paddy fields, 1447 ha of crops, 351 ponds, 19 livestock, 4 irrigation systems

Source: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance