Lao People's Democratic Republic Humanitarian Emergency

Country Population:

6.8 mil

Level of crisis

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Lao PDR is moderately prone to disasters, particularly droughts and floods, and many people live in hard-to-reach mountainous areas. The country has a high adolescent birth rate and one of the highest maternal mortality ratios in the region. UNFPA is co-leading humanitarian preparedness and response in the areas of sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence prevention and response.

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - April 2021

Total people in need

250,000

Women of reproductive age

162,000

Pregnant women

10,098

Young people

74,162

Humanitarian funding

Resources in US$

Key results2020

Total people reached with all types of GBV services

Affected population reached with Family Planning services

Number of women of reproductive age (aged 15-49) reached with SRH services

Number of adolescents aged 10-14 reached with SRH services

Number of adolescents aged 15-19 reached with SRH services

Number of young people aged 20-24 reached with SRH services

Number of people reached with SRH/GBV information and awareness activities

Number of people reached with personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies

Number of mobile clinics

Dignity Kits distributed

Number of safe spaces

Number of adolescent and youth-friendly spaces supported by UNFPA

Number of health facilities that provide specialized GBV services (including Clinical Management of Rape), supported by UNFPA

Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health

Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)

Disclaimer
  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • -Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • -Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.

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