International Organization based in Cambodia

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23 May 2017 description

• Cambodia is regularly exposed to a variety of natural hazards, most commonly fl oods, drought, and typhoons. The country is considered one of the world’s most vulnerable to natural disasters and ranks 9th in the 2016 UN University World Risk Index.

09 Dec 2013 description

Highlights

• Twenty provinces and 377,354 households, according to the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), were affected by 2013 floods.

• The emergency response from national and local authorities, the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), international and local humanitarian organisations addressed identified needs on water, sanitation and hygiene, shelter, food security, health, education and protection.

• Humanitarian partners mobilised USD 1.3 million for emergency response.

08 Nov 2013 description

Highlights and key priorities

  • Waters are receding in most provinces, however in some areas more slowly than expected;

  • National and local authorities and the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), as well as UN organizations, international and national NGOs continue assisting the affected population, particularly with food and non-food items (NFI) distributions, and in the areas of water, sanitation and hygiene, shelter, health, education and protection.

23 Oct 2013 description

Highlights and key priorities

  • Twenty provinces have been affected by flooding and flash floods since the third week of September;

  • 168 confirmed deaths;

  • Some 377,354 households affected* and of those some 31,314 evacuated to safe areas;

  • Some 231,484 houses, 1,242 schools, 78 health centres and hospitals, and 533 pagodas flooded with roads, bridges and infrastructure damaged;