Ministry provide emergency aid to flood victims in Luang Namtha

The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare has provided cash and emergency relief materials to communities impacted by flash floods that hit Nam Eng village in Viengphoukha district of Luang Namtha province on Sunday.

The people, however, still need other supplies, especially clothes, bedding and equipment used in their daily lives.

The delivery of relief materials to Luang Namtha on Monday was led by the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Dr Khampheng Saysompheng, and officials of the National Disaster Prevention and Control Committee.

During the visit, Dr Khampheng and the officials provided 30 million kip in cash and other essential supplies to people impacted by the flash floods.

Many government and private sector bodies have been providing assistance to the people affected by the flooding. Authorities of Luang Namtha province have also provided essential supplies worth 20 million kip to support recovery efforts in communities hit by the floods.

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