Indigenous Group Arem (Also known as: A-Rem, Chomrau, Chombrau, Umo)
Location Vietnam, Quang Binh Province, Tuyen Hoa, Minh Hoa, Districts; several families in Tan Trach, Le Thuy and Western Bo Trach Districts. Also in Laos.
Estimated Population 100 (1996, FERLUS)
Environment Highland / Forest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Arem (Nearly Extinct)
Classification: Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Viet-Muong, Chut
Alternate Names: A-Rem, Chomrau, Chombrau, Umo
Dialects: Tu-vang, Pa-leng, Xo-lang, To-hung, Chà-cu, Tac-cui, Nhà Chút
Website URLs Quang Binh Province
Ethnologue: Arem, A Language of Vietnam
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Asian Development Bank (ADB): Indigenous Peoples, Ethnic Minorities and Poverty Reduction
Arem: People Of The Forest.
NGOs Indigenous Knowledge and Peoples: Mainland Montane South East Asia (IKAP-MMSEA)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)