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COVID-19 Response
Protecting the most vulnerable children from COVID-19 in Lao PDR

COVID-19 situation in Lao PDR

Up to date, Lao PDR detected 19 positive cases of COVID-19.
All 19 people have already recovered from the virus, while the situation is still being monitored by the Taskforce established by the Government of Lao PDR. A national lockdown was pronounced in the early stages of first cases' detection, including home quarantine for the population and the ban of travels between the provinces, to avoid a large outbreak in the country. This lockdown is gradually easing up, as the now COVID-19 free country is experiencing a "new normal".

World Vision International has been deeply involved before, during, and after the lockdown situation to support the Government of Lao PDR in its efforts to avoid the spread of the virus and to protect the most vulnerable from the disease. 

Hidden Hero - home gardening story

Hidden Hero story

The garden of promises: how an ordinary mother kept feeding her 13-members household during COVID-19

With the closure of traditional markets and low incomes, Chansamone had to rely on her own garden production during COVID-19 situation. Fortunately, she attended World Vision's AHAN Program training on agriculture few months ago.

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Government of Lao PDR
The Government of Lao PDR
WHO
World Health Organization in Lao PDR
EU
The European Union
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The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
World Food Programme
World Food Programme
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