Typhoon Ketsana has wreaked havoc in Laos. It is very remote, and is one of the least developed countries in the region. SEDA is providing families with supplies, shelter and support.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Southern Laos – October 2009: Typhoon Ketsana has hit four of Laos’ Southern Provinces, leaving at least 16 people dead and 135 people missing. The Social and Economic Developers Association, Laos (SEDA), is working with Lao Red Cross, concerns civil society organization to mobilize relief efforts to help the worst affected areas and the poorest people (Saravan, Attappeu, Sekong Provinces)
How will this project solve this problem?
SEDA is asking people to donate money or care packages of clothes and food to help the victims of the flooding in Laos. Please do ship to SEDA's P.O.Box
Potential Long Term Impact
Many people have lost their homes and everything they own. The floods may have also destroyed crops, contributing to poverty and malnutrition in the region.
Total Funding Received to Date: $2,396
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $2,396 . The original project funding goal was $99,999.