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JRC analysis assists response to Laos dam collapse

03 August 2018

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JRC scientists have carried out a dam break analysis to assist with emergency response efforts following catastrophic flooding in Attapeu Province in Laos.

Extensive flooding occurred on 23 July, downstream from one of the dams of the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Power Project, currently under construction in the south of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Source: European Commission

Image credit: EU - The ERCC Daily Map gives an overview of the extent of the flooding.


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