Following the video conference held by 10 ASEAN member countries on 25 July 2018 at ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management
(AHA Centre) agreed to render humanitarian assistance to the victims of the dam collapse in Attapeu, the Lao PDR.
It is decided for the humanitarian assistance to utilise the readily available stock belonging to Disaster Emergency Logistics System for ASEAN (DELSA) which is stored at the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) located in Subang, Malaysia. The consignment consists of family kits, hygiene kits, tents, food supplies and more.
Towards the above objective, the above-mentioned AHA humanitarian assistance arrived at Wattay International Airport on Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 2.45pm, courtesy of Malaysia’s Military Aircraft A400M.
Upon arrival, the AHA humanitarian consignment was received by all ASEAN Ambassadors or their representatives in Vientiane as a show of ASEAN solidarity.
Source: Lao News Agency