Provinces Kon Tum of Central Highlands and Attapeu of Laos cooperate in natural disaster response in shared border areas.


A memorandum of understanding was signed between two provinces on 2nd March. Particularly, the collaboration is to handle effects from natural disasters (e.g. flash floods, landslides) and forest fires in the area of the shared border and with the territory of each province. A conference will be alternatively organized every two years to assess rescue activities and plan for the next cooperation.

Sources & further information: ÄKon Tum, Lao province cooperate in natural disaster response” at and Tỉnh Kon Tum và Attapeu (Lào) phối hợp diễn tập phòng, chống thiên tai” at, accessed on 10 March 2022.