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COVID-19 Impacts on Households in Lao PDR : Results from the Rapid Monitoring Phone Survey (Round One) (English)

Lao PDR was the last country in Southeast Asia to report its first confirmed case of COVID-19. The first case was confirmed on 24 March 2020. By July 2020, 22 cases had been confirmed. The Government of Lao PDR (GoL) announced a lockdown starting on 30 March 2020. All land borders are closed. Some restrictions have been lifted since 18 May 2020: domestic travel allowed on 18 May 2020, students returned to school on 2 June 2020, and foreign travelers involved in investment projects allowed on 4 June 2020.

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  • Document Date

    2020/07/01

  • Document Type

    Brief

  • Report Number

    159052

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Lao People's Democratic Republic,

  • Disclosure Date

    2021/05/16

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    COVID-19 Impacts on Households in Lao PDR : Results from the Rapid Monitoring Phone Survey (Round One)

  • Keywords

    remittance; coping strategy; food price; health care education; job loss; consumption; access to medical service; unemployment benefit; farm business; household income; confirmed case; government restriction; employment status; raw material; business model; total employment; access to health-care; decline in revenue; demand for product; random digit; income from assets; school closure; return migrant; seasonal closure; learning activity; government support; survey household; wild food; low-income household; domestic remittance; consumption base; household affect; household characteristic; income source; hospitality sector; dependency ratio; business income; water; Agriculture; fish transportation; earned income; consumption quintile; farm household; family farming; welfare quintile; online product; reduced work; change product; social insurance; welfare program; home care; household size; Real estate; farming activity; farming household; Labor Market; new job; large business; fiscal space; rural area; self learning; savings remittance; outbreak activity; employment experience; transit station; survey period; foreign tourist; foreign traveler; domestic travel; land border; in school; last country

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COVID-19 Impacts on Households in Lao PDR : Results from the Rapid Monitoring Phone Survey (Round One) (English). COVID-19 Impacts on Households in Lao PDR Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/425081621217929116/COVID-19-Impacts-on-Households-in-Lao-PDR-Results-from-the-Rapid-Monitoring-Phone-Survey-Round-One