Situation Report No. 3 – Floods in Cambodia (As of 2 October 2019)

Report
from Cambodia Humanitarian Response Forum
Published on 02 Oct 2019 View Original

FLOOD SITUATION OVERVIEW

Since early September, Cambodia has experienced flooding along the Mekong River Basin and around the Tonle Sap Lake, which was triggered by heavy rainfall. According to the latest reports from Provincial Committees for Disaster Management, 238 communes in 62 districts in 10 provinces have been affected. Current reports indicate that flood waters from the Mekong River have receded in many affected areas, though flash floods have affected areas around the Tonle Sap Lake. The dashboard below summarizes the cumulative reported flood impact; however, it may not reflect the current situation, e.g., if displaced households returned home.

FLOOD IMPACT DASHBOARD

93,319 households affected

11,579 households displaced

16 persons have died

83,942 houses affected

34 health centres affected

359 schools affected

971,143 meters of road affected

51,824 hectares of agricultural land affected