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Lao authorities reported that Typhoon Ketsana, which hit southern Laos last week,
claimed 14 deaths and caused over 150 people missing.
Mr. Davong Xayasane, Deputy-Head of the Disaster
Preparedness and Relief Division of the Lao Red Cross Society (LRC), confirmed
that Ketsana tropical storm, which passed through the southern part of Laos last
week killed 14 people in Attapeu province and over 150 people in neighboring provinces
At this stage, the Lao
authorities still could not assess the exact damage caused by this deadly storm
to people's lives and properties in the area due to lacking of fund and
Meanwhile, Mr. Pheng Piampanya of the Department of
Meteorology and Hydrology, said the measurements of water levels both in Mekong
river and in its tributaries, indicated that this year Laos will face less serious
flooding than last year.