Cambodia Humanitarian Response Forum (HRF) Situation Report No. 03 (as of 15 October 2013)

from Cambodia Humanitarian Response Forum
Published on 15 Oct 2013

Highlights and key priorities

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

  • 134 confirmed deaths;

  • More than 377,000 households affected* and more than 26,000 households evacuated to safe areas;

  • More than 160,000 houses, 1354 schools, 69 health centres and hospitals, and 498 pagodas flooded with roads, bridges and infrastructure damaged;

  • Waters receding in Ratanakiri, Stung Treng, Kratie, Preah Vihear, Kampong Cham; Kampong Thom;

  • Flash floods in North Western provinces;

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

  • Joint assessments ongoing in Battambang, Siem Reap and Banteay Meancheay, rapid assessments completed or finalized in Ratanakiri, Kandal, Kampong Cham, and Prey Veng.

  • Most immediate needs of affected populations are food, water, sanitation and hygiene, shelter.