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A search for missing Laotians is under way after the collapse of the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy dam in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province, on Tuesday. — Agencies

26 Jul 2018
People on a boat are evacuated in the floodwaters from the collapsed Xe Pien-Xe Nammoy dam in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province, on Tuesday. — Attapeu TV/ AP

People on a boat are evacuated in the floodwaters from the collapsed Xe Pien-Xe Nammoy dam in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province, on Tuesday. — Attapeu TV/ AP

Laotians take refuge at a shelter in Pak Song town, Champassak province, on Wednesday. — AP

Laotians take refuge at a shelter in Pak Song town, Champassak province, on Wednesday. — AP

Rescuers work at a flooded site after the dam collapse on Tuesday. — Mime Phoumsavanh/Reuters

Rescuers work at a flooded site after the dam collapse on Tuesday. — Mime Phoumsavanh/Reuters

Houses are submerged by floodwaters. — EPA-EFE/ABC Laos News

Houses are submerged by floodwaters. — EPA-EFE/ABC Laos News

A general view of a road during the flood on Thursday. — Reuters

A general view of a road during the flood on Thursday. — Reuters

People sit on a locally made vehicle on Thursday as they travel during the flood.  — Reuters

People sit on a locally made vehicle on Thursday as they travel during the flood. — Reuters

Parents carry their children as they leave their home during the flood on Thursday. — Reuters

Parents carry their children as they leave their home during the flood on Thursday. — Reuters

Rescue workers try to reach the flood victims on Thursday. — Rescue 1623/Reuters

Rescue workers try to reach the flood victims on Thursday. — Rescue 1623/Reuters