Lao People's Democratic Republic Humanitarian Emergency

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

3.2 million

Humanitarian funding

Resources in US$

Key humanitarian results 2021

Affected population reached with Family Planning services

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

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

Number of mobile clinics

Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)

Number of safe spaces

  • 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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