An aerial view of Laos' mysterious Plain of Jars. Photo: AFP An aerial view of Laos' mysterious Plain of Jars. Photo: AFP
An aerial view of Laos' mysterious Plain of Jars. Photo: AFP
Montira Unakul
Opinion

Opinion

Montira Unakul

What the Plain of Jars in Laos tells us about disaster risk management in the era of coronavirus

  • Despite its recent Unesco World Heritage listing, the ancient archaeological landscape has suffered from Covid-19’s blow to tourism
  • But the pandemic has highlighted the fallout from unanticipated emergencies, and provided time to plan how to better manage the site

An aerial view of Laos' mysterious Plain of Jars. Photo: AFP An aerial view of Laos' mysterious Plain of Jars. Photo: AFP
An aerial view of Laos' mysterious Plain of Jars. Photo: AFP
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Montira Unakul

Montira Unakul

Montira Unakul is a culture programme officer at Unesco Bangkok