Overall Green alert Flood
in Laos

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This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100645
Death: 0
Displaced: 7539
Countries: Laos
From - To 07 Oct - 16 Oct

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Laos, October 2020Flooding affected the southern provinces of Sekong and Savannakhet in Laos from around 07 October 2020. One person died and 3 are missing after flooding in Kaleum district of Sekong. Around 250 people from 50 households have been affected. Flooding affected 52 villages in 8 districts of Savannakhet Province. Over 10,000 people have been affected and 7,539 displaced after flooding damaged hundreds of homes as well as roads, bridges, crops and livestock.Wed 7 Oct 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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