Relief Fund to help Lao Victims of Typhoon Ketsana

by Social and Economic Developers Association (SEDA)

Summary

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.
$2,396
total raised
10
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

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)

Solution

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

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.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.seda-laos.org
SEDA-News
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Typhoon video

Organization Information

Social and Economic Developers Association (SEDA)

Location: Vientiane - Afghanistan
Website: http:/​/​seda-laos.org
Project Leader:
Souly QuachAngkham
Founder
Vientiane Capital, Vientiane Province Lao People's Democratic Republic

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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