PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – The flood which hit 18 provinces of Cambodia in late 2011 was the country’s worst flooding in over a decade. It left more than 240 people dead and about 10 percent of the country’s rice damaged. During that critical time, FIDR responded actively to the urgent needs of 4,466 flood most affected families Kampong Chhnang Province, one of worst affected provinces along the Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake, by delivering food packets and clean water products as its first phase of emergency flood relief.
FIDR has been working on its emergency relief agenda assisting the families affected by the worst flood in more than a decade. FIDR has picked Kampong Chhnang, one of the worst affected provinces along Tonle Sap Lake, as the targeting province of the relief.
FIDR has worked on two phases for the relief, Emergency Food and Clean Water Product Relief and Post-Flood Livelihood Restoration. Below is a brief report on the two phases of the relief.