Cambodian Red Cross distributed relief aid to 1,013 flood-affected families from five communes in Brasat Sambo district on 23 September 2011.
Speaking to flood-affected people at the Sambo pagoda, Mr Nam Tom, an honorable president of Cambodian Red Cross, expressed his sympathy for the deaths and damage to infrastructure, properties, livelihoods and rice paddies caused by the flooding emergency across Cambodia. He went on to thank Cambodian Red Cross for its efforts in assisting vulnerable people in times of need.
Cambodian Red Cross has responded quickly to the flooding emergency in Kompong Thom province, distributing relief aid to 805 families affected by the floodwaters. The province was badly affected by flooding on 25 September 2011, with many homes, properties, infrastructure and crops destroyed. The Cambodian Red Cross team led by Dr Uy Sam Ath, Director of the Disaster Management Department, worked together with the Cambodian Red Cross Kompong Thom branch to distribute relief aid in six of the worst-affected communes.