Relief supplies distributed in flooded Bolikhan and Paksan

World Vision is responding to flooding in Bolikhamxay province, distributing food and clean water to more than 6,300 people who have seen water pour into their homes.

The flooding began on Sunday evening, 2 August 2015, after several days of heavy rain. An estimated 10 villages have been affected – with 1,238 households in the flooded area.

Homes have been inundated with water, schools closed, and rice fields destroyed. Families are now travelling by boat, instead of road.