Cambodia Humanitarian Response Forum (HRF) Situation Report No. 01 (as of 30 September 2013)

from Cambodia Humanitarian Response Forum
Published on 30 Sep 2013

Highlights and key priorities

  • Ten provinces affected by floods and flash floods since the third week of September;

  • 30 confirmed deaths, more than 81,000 households affected and more than 9,500 households evacuated to safe areas;

  • More than 67,500 houses, 513 schools and 283 pagodas flooded; with roads, bridges and infrastructure damaged;

  • National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) and Provincial Committees for Disaster Management (PCDM) monitoring the situation and leading joint assessments with participation from HRF;

  • National and local authorities, Cambodia Red Cross (CRC) and NGOs providing immediate relief assistance to affected families evacuated to safe areas;

  • Assessments ongoing in several provinces to determine extent of floods’ impact and needs of the population.