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25 Aug 2014 description
Heavy seasonal rain has caused flooding that has killed at least 45 people in Cambodia. In Nepal, 123 people have died, while the death toll in India is 41 in flood-related incidents.
23 Jun 2014 description
Heavy rains have caused floods and landslides in four southern Philippines provinces, displacing thousands of villagers. Hagibis continued to affect south-eastern China with heavy rainfall.
30 Oct 2013 description
In the absence of a national appeal, it is difficult for humanitarian agencies to raise funds for the response. Internal resources are limited and will be exhausted quickly.
21 Oct 2013 description
report IRIN
The recent flooding has washed up more mines than ever before, endangering both civilians and deminers. Hundreds of thousands of mines and UXOs are estimated to remain in the ground.
15 Oct 2013 description
Preliminary findings from ongoing assessment indicate that most immediate needs of affected populations are food, water, sanitation and hygiene, shelter.
09 Oct 2013 description
Heavy rains since the third week of September have affected nearly 740,000 people across the country. More than 13,000 households have been evacuated to safe areas.
31 Jan 2013 description
A nine-month study in Cambodia is seeking evidence for using fortified rice in school meals to counter malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies
14 Dec 2012 description
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help vulnerable communities in Cambodia raise their ability to respond to and cope with natural disasters by providing a $35 million loan to manage risks stemming from extreme floods and droughts.
13 Jul 2012 description
report IRIN
PHNOM PENH, 13 July 2012 (IRIN) - Cambodia has begun nationwide surveillance for a severe form of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), a common viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years old and is rarely life-threatening, health officials confirmed on 13 July....
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...
18 Jun 2012 description
Asia Pacific: new research shows failings in protection in the region Bangkok, 15 June, 2012 – When asylum seekers reach the Asia Pacific they may realise more than anyone what is missing in terms of their protection. Where some countries are successfully helping asylum seekers live in safety,...
08 Jun 2012 description
report IRIN
PHNOM PENH, 7 June 2012 (IRIN) - Two years after some US$22 million in donor funds were pumped into malaria control along the Cambodia-Thailand border to fight off suspected resistance to treatment, health workers say the battle is not over. “If you take your foot off the… [accelerator] we can...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...