COVID-19

A lao woman standing next to a motorbike she used to deliver food to her customers during the pandemic
Her job promised a positive future for Chandy, a mother of two, but Covid-19 has taken away her dream to make money to support her family and provide a good education for her children. “I had never borrowed money to buy food before but the lockdown forced me to do so. I am now in debt for about 1...
The Covid-19 pandemic has forced governments around the world to impose strict measures to contain the potentially deadly virus. As in other parts of the world, Lao authorities initiated a nationwide lockdown to limit the movement of citizens. This strategy has helped Laos maintain a low number of...
Pandemics know no borders, neither should compassion
As the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues, Oxfam is concerned about the impact it could have on the most vulnerable communities in poorer countries across the world. Drawing from substantial expertise and lessons learned from past disease outbreaks, we are prepared and ready to...
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