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A dam collapse in Laos occurred on July 23, 2018, has resulted in severe deforestation of protected areas.

Friday, 03 August 2018 01:00

Laos dam collapse: Floods into Cambodia

A part of a hydroelectric dam system under construction in southeast Laos's Champasak Province, collapsed on 23 July 2018, leading to widespread destruction and homelessness among the local population.

The dam of San Benito Lake in Paraguay's Itapúa department breached on April 9, 2017, leading to a major flash flooding event, that broke the Graneros del Sur road in two.