Flood Warning as China Opens Floodgates on Mekong River Dams

In Chiang Rai, about 300 families in more than 20 villages on the Mekong River are also struggling from the sudden release of Chinese dam water.

Flood Warning as China Opens Floodgates on Mekong River Dams

CHIANG RAI – Villagers living near the Mekong River in Chiang Rai Thailand and Laos are finding it difficult to cope with sudden releases of water from dams upstream in China. More than 200 families living in Laos’ Bokeo province have suffered because of sudden increases in the height of the river, threatening their livelihoods. […]