Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos – July 25, 2018

Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos – July 25, 2018 Location: Southern Laos: Attapeu and Champasak Provinces Event: Damage to a hydroelectric dam in Attapeu Province has resulted in severe flooding along the Xe Pian River in southern Lao PDR.  Flooding is also expected in Pakse in the coming days due to cresting ...
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Travel Advisory: Unpredictable Security Situation in parts of Laos

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the risks of travel in parts of Laos due to the unpredictable security situation. U.S. Embassy personnel are restricted from traveling in certain areas due to reports of violence, combined with the unusually heavy presence of Lao government security forces in some areas. This replaces the Travel ...
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Travel Alert

Travel Alert for Laos expanded to cover Road 13 between Luang Prabang and Vang Vieng The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to a series of recent shooting attacks along Road 13, a major thoroughfare connecting Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng, two of Laos’ most popular tourist destinations. The Embassy has prohibited official travel on Road ...
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