ECHO Factsheet Cambodia – August 2012


Facts & Figures

  • €9.15 million to assist victims of natural disasters since 2009

  • €10.3 million for disaster preparedness since 1998

  • €710,000 to address the widespread outbreak of Acute Watery Diarrhoea in 2010

  • Latest: €5.95 million to assist flood victims in 2011-2012

Through ECHO funding, nearly 150 million people are helped each year in more than 90 countries outside the EU through approximately 200 partners (International non-governmental organisations, the Red Cross/Red Crescent movement, and UN agencies).

Key messages

  • Making rapid assessments of the specific needs caused by frequent natural disasters, together with our partner organisations.

  • Responding effectively and efficiently to the humanitarian needs of those affected by the seasonal storms, floods and droughts.

  • Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) measures in all humanitarian assistance and supporting specific DRR projects to strengthen the resilience of communities regularly affected by natural disasters in Cambodia.