David Boyle

David is a freelance journalist and filmmaker working out of Asia and Australia.

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Laos dam collapse: survivors tell devastating tales as blame shifts to government’s aggressive growth model

On July 23, floodwaters from a failed dam swallowed entire villages, killing 39 people and displacing thousands. It was not the result of heavy rains, but a man-made disaster caused by rampant development, experts say

3 May 2019 - 11:47AM

On July 23, floodwaters from a failed dam swallowed entire villages, killing 39 people and displacing thousands. It was not the result of heavy rains, but a man-made disaster caused by rampant development, experts say

Laos dam collapse: survivors tell devastating tales as blame shifts to government’s aggressive growth model
Laos dam collapse: survivors recount the horror

At 8pm on Monday, July 23, a susidiary dam on the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydropower complex in southern Laos burst.

3 May 2019 - 7:32PM

At 8pm on Monday, July 23, a susidiary dam on the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydropower complex in southern Laos burst.

Laos dam collapse: survivors recount the horror