Vee Keoheuy and her husband at the Sanamxai rescue base. Pictures: Thomas Cristofoletti

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. Are innocent villagers paying the price for country’s ambitious dream of becoming the ‘battery of Asia’?

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Vee Keoheuy and her husband at the Sanamxai rescue base. Pictures: Thomas Cristofoletti
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