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11 Sep 2012 description
VIENTIANE – More than 39,000 people in Khammuane struggling from the long-term impact of tropical storms are now able to bridge the food gap until the next harvest, thanks to a donation of €404,000 (US$502,488) by the European Union's Humanitarian Aid AND Civil Protection department (ECHO)...
28 Jun 2012 description
28/06/2012 - Brussels/Phnom Penh: The European Commission is funding five new projects in Cambodia to assist 70,000 victims of the October 2011 floods which affected an estimated 1.7 million people across the country. The projects, costing €3.45 million, will be implemented by the European...
23 Feb 2012 description
Executive Summary The 2011 floods affected 18 of Cambodia’s 24 provinces, caused many human deaths, killed livestock and damaged houses, infrastructure and thousands of hectares of rice fields. Following the flood event, a number of flood assessments indicated that household debt was an emerging...
06 Jan 2012 description
report CARE
In the wake of the Southeast Asia’s worst floods in over a decade, affecting 1.5 million people throughout the region, CARE Cambodia is continuing to assist communities to recover by delivering essential supplies to the country’s worst-affected areas. Identifying the 4,500 most impoverished...
06 Jan 2012 description
DISASTER EVENTS IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC IN 2011 Asia and the Pacific continues to live up to its reputation as the world’s most natural-disaster-prone region. The International Disaster Database, EM-DAT, reports 89 natural-disaster events in the region in 2011. In terms of the number of events,...
23 Dec 2011 description
report AlertNet
BANGKOK (AlertNet) – Unusually heavy rains unleashed devastating floods in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam this year, disrupting the lives of some 15 million people and killing around 1,000. Damage to property and infrastructure runs to billions of dollars. Yet none of the countries asked for...
22 Nov 2011 description
Rice prices uncertain after Southeast Asian floods International rice prices are uncertain in the wake of flooding that has devastated several nations in Southeast Asia, according to FAO. Despite the loss of a few million tonnes of rice in Thailand because of the floods, FAO has raised its forecast...
04 Nov 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • With UN Central Emergency Response Funding approved last week, relevant UN agencies in Cambodia have begun mobilisation to allocate almost USD $4 million to food; water, sanitation and hygiene; agriculture; and shelter sectors.
27 Oct 2011 description
(Cambodia, 27 October 2011): The United Nations (UN) announced at a meeting with the Prime Minister today that it will provide US$4 million in flood relief and rehabilitation efforts. UN Resident Coordinator in Cambodia, Douglas Broderick, explained that the $4 million would be used to provide...
21 Oct 2011 description
BANGKOK, 21 October 2011 – The floods which have affected eight million people across South East Asia, and which now threaten Bangkok, have underlined shortcomings in disaster risk reduction with many children drowning because they cannot swim, and thousands of workers now unemployed because of...
19 Oct 2011 description
report UN News Service
18 October 2011 – The United Nations today voiced deep concern over the devastating floods in Thailand, Cambodia and Viet Nam and offered to assist the affected countries to respond to the disaster that has claimed hundreds of lives and caused heavy damage to property and...
19 Oct 2011 description
report Save the Children
Close to a quarter of a million children are missing school because of the recent flooding that has taken place in Cambodia. Heavy monsoonal rains have caused extensive flooding across 17 of the country’s provinces and forced the closure of over 1,000 schools - many of which may not open until...
17 Oct 2011 description
report IRIN
KRATIE PROVINCE, 17 October 2011 (IRIN) - Severe flooding across Cambodia poses serious risks to the country's food security, according to NGOs. Flooding has spread across 17 of Cambodia's 24 provinces, killing 247 people, forcing the evacuation of more than 34,000 households, and...
14 Oct 2011 description
report Save the Children
Aid workers from Save the Children are using boats to deliver aid in Thailand where up to 500,000 children are affected by monsoonal flooding. The scale of destruction is already overwhelming and the situation for children is grim as water continues to rise around the suburbs of Bangkok. Roads...
05 Oct 2011 description
Phnom Penh - A forum on climate change in Cambodia ended on Wednesday with an unambiguous reminder: act together or face disaster from the global warming. “Our action must be collective and this action should be taken now. If we don’t act together, we are going to the disaster,” Mr. Rafael...
27 Sep 2011 description
report Xinhua
PHNOM PENH - Floods hit Cambodia since last month has killed at least 97 people, a government official said on Monday. Phay Siphan, spokesman of the council of ministers, said at least 97 people, including a British national, have died. Cambodia's Council of Ministers on Monday held a special...
28 Jul 2011 description
Matthew Cochrane Over the past 36 hours, more than 645,000 people have been evacuated in the Philippines as Tropical Storm Nock-Ten cause major flooding and damage across swathes of the country. Making landfall in the early hours of Wednesday 27 July, the storm swept across 25 provinces and claimed...