Disasters and emergency response

Hun Sen calls for more US support

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called for continued support from the US for ASEAN in the fight against Covid-19 in order to help the bloc “build back better” during the post-pandemic socio-economic recovery period. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-calls-more-us-support

Quarantines waived for recovered Covid patients

The Ministry of Health has waived the 14-day quarantine requirement for Covid-19 patients who have fully recovered from the disease, according to a directive issued by Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng on October 26. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/quarantines-waived-recovered-covid-patients

Cash handout for poor enters seventh round

The government on October 24 completed the third phase of the sixth round of funding to assist 670,000 poor and vulnerable people. The cash assistance is to help needy people hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with the government handing out more than 120 billion ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-handout-poor-enters-seventh-round

Gov’t spent more than $570 million on IDpoor

Ministry of Social Affairs announced yesterday that the government has spent more than $570 million to provide cash assistance to poor families suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic from June 25, 2020 to September 24 this year. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50959640/govt-spent-more-than-570-million-on-idpoor/

MoH ends at-home quarantine for recovered patients

The Health Ministry yesterday announced the exemption of at-home quarantine for Covid-19 patients who have completed treatment at hospitals or treatment centres. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50959497/moh-ends-at-home-quarantine-for-recovered-patients/

Emergency declared at Stung Preak Tnaot and its vicinity

At around 12 midnight, authorities declared a state of emergency on the flooding of Stung Prek Tnaot, which is affecting some communes in the territory of Khan Danghor and announced the evacuation of people from their homes to find safety immediately. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50960025/emergency-declared-at-stung-preak-tnaot-and-its-vicinity/

Banana players call for SPS awareness to boost exports

Cambodia’s fresh banana exports to China have made remarkable progress this year, despite the challenges posed by the protracted Covid-19 crisis. But concerns linger over sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards and the Kingdom’s ability to build on this positive momentum over the coming years. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/banana-players-call-sps-awareness-boost-exports

Prime Minister Hun Sen expresses his optimism for recovery in the near future

Prime Minister Hun Sen says the government has set the stage for the recovery of Cambodia’s economy and a return to a “new normal” before the end of this year, following the successful double-vaccination of more than 85 percent of the population. He said the ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50958751/prime-minister-hun-sen-expresses-his-optimism-for-recovery-in-the-near-future/

Quarantine waived for health workers and service providers

The government will waive quarantine for medical workers and frontline service providers at treatment facilities who maintain strict health measures while on duty and receive negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/quarantine-waived-health-workers-and-service-providers

Hun Sen set to attend ASEAN summits with no Myanmar

Prime Minister Hun Sen will attend the 38th and 39th ASEAN Summits and Related Summits, which will be held in combination together this year online on October 26-28 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-set-attend-asean-summits-no-myanmar

Three villages flooded in Kampong Speu

Three villages in Kampong Speu province were flooded and some 30 hectares of rice fields have been damaged by floodwaters. ...

Chhun Sun Ly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50958122/three-villages-flooded-in-kampong-speu/

No more closure or lockdown of buildings, schools or markets if a COVID-19 positive case is identified

Prime Minister Hun Sen has yesterday declared  with immediate effect, there will be no more closure of schools, places of businesses and markets if a case of COVID-19 were to break out in any location. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957434/no-more-closure-or-lockdown-of-buildings-schools-or-markets-if-a-covid-19-positive-case-is-identified/

Cambodia to set aside $700 million for continuation of COVID-19 interventions in 2022

The Royal Government plans to budget more than $700 million for the continuation of interventions against the effects of Covid 19 in 2022.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957425/cambodia-to-set-aside-700-million-for-continuation-of-covid-19-interventions-in-2022/

Cambodia set to launch Post Covid recovery plan soon

Cambodia is set to launch soon, its Post COVID economic recovery plan, thanks to its high rate of vaccination which stood at 85.33 percent as of Friday, October 22. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957334/cambodia-set-to-launch-post-covid-recovery-plan-soon/

Covax delivers 124,800 more doses of Sinovac

On Saturday Cambodia received 124,800 doses of the Sinovac vaccine. So far, Cambodia has received a total of 2.5 million doses of the planned 6.6 million doses from The COVAX Facility. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50958118/covax-delivers-124800-more-doses-of-sinovac/

Puthea: NEC welcomes observers for Cambodia’s free, fair elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) is in the process of updating and verifying the 2021 voter registration list in preparation for the 5th mandate commune council elections scheduled for June 5, 2022. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/puthea-nec-welcomes-observers-cambodias-free-fair-elections

Health ministry issues SOP for travellers

The Ministry of Health released their official Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) on October 20 for all travellers to Cambodia, with the specific instructions varying according to whether the traveller is fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated or unvaccinated. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/health-ministry-issues-sop-travellers

Siem Reap, Kampong Speu lift Covid restrictions

The Siem Reap Provincial Administration has lifted the 9pm-3am curfew throughout the province after a decrease in the rate of new Covid-19 cases. Kampong Speu province similarly decided to lift restrictions and reopen businesses. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-kampong-speu-lift-covid-restrictions

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