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  • Resilient Shores : Vietnam’s Coastal Development Between Opportunity and Disaster Risk

    In a country that is among the most exposed to natural hazards, Vietnam’s coastline often bears the brunt. Typhoons, storm surges, riverine flooding, coastal erosion, droughts, ...

  • The Economic Impact of the 26 December 2004 Earthquake and Indian Ocean Tsunami in Thailand

    A powerful earthquake of magnitude 9.5 in the Richter scale, with epicenter located just off the Northern part of the island of Sumatra, occurred in the early hours of 26 Decemb...

  • Laos’ Dam Disaster May Not Be Its Last

    This is an archived webpage of an article on the Attapeu dam disaster from The Diplomat.

  • News of Laos Dam Failure Didn’t Reach Them, but the Water Did

    This is an archived webpage of an article on the lack of information for Laotians during the 2018 dam failure.

  • South-east Asia: Drought - 2015-2017

    This archived webpage gives a description of the Southeast Asia drought crisis in 2015-2017.

  • Southeast Asia: Drought - 2019-2020

    This archived webpage describes an ongoing drought crisis in Southeast Asia that began in 2019 (as at March 2020)

  • Humanitarian health action - Definitions: Emergencies

    This is an archived webpage of WHO definitions of health emergencies.

  • Thailand: Floods and Landslides - Aug 2019

    This is an archived webpage of a description of the 2019 floods and landslides in Thailand.

  • Viet Nam: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2019

    This is an archived webpage on the floods and landslides in Vietnam in June 2019.

  • Lao PDR/Cambodia: Floods - Jul 2018

    This is an archived webpage of a description of floods in Lao PDR and Cambodia in 2018 July.

  • South Asia: Earthquake and Tsunami - Dec 2004

    This is an archived webpage of a description of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.

  • Thai flood 2011 : rapid assessment for resilient recovery and reconstruction planning : Overview (English)

    This report outlines these findings, including damage and loss estimates and social and economic impacts, and proposes strategies for resilient recovery and reconstruction plann...

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  • Devastating Laos dam collapse leads to deforestation of protected forests

    This article reviews the catastrophic impacts of dam collapse in the Southern Laos in July 2018 which results in deaths, devastated communities, forced thousands to flee and rip...

  • Xekaman 3 hydroelectric plant in Laos: a very major landslide in December

    This article features a potential disaster, a land slide, after the construction of Xekaman 3 hydroelectric plant in Laos.

  • Post-disaster needs assessment 2018 floods, Lao PDR

    Lao PDR has been severely affected by floods between July and September 2018. (currently says in recent months). On July 1819, Tropical Storm Son-Tinh caused heavy rains and flo...

  • Lao PDR Disaster Management Reference Handbook 2017

    The Disaster Management Reference Handbook Series is intended to provide decision makers, planners, responders and disaster management practitioners with an overview of the disa...

  • A web-platform to assess the implications of climate and development uncertainties in managing water resources allocation and use in the Lower Mekong Region

    An online game / tool called Supporting Water Resources Management (SWARM) in Lower Mekong region (Southeast Asia) based on SEI's Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP) model.

  • Vulnerability assessment of climate risks in Attapeu province, Lao PDR

    The report of a study to assess household and community vulnerability to floods in Attapeu Province, Laos. This study is one of three assessing the potential consequences of cli...

  • Global Climate Risk Index

    The Global Climate Risk Index analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.). Updated an...

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