Disasters

Floods

PM gives 500 tonnes of rice to flood-hit families

Prime Minister Hun Sen on October 23 delivered more than 500 tonnes of rice seeds to more than 5,000 households affected by floods in Banteay Meanchey province, and asked agriculture specialists to provide technical instruction to farmers, to ensure that their harvests are as successful ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-gives-500-tonnes-rice-flood-hit-families

Key lenders agree to ease loan terms for flood victims

Members of Cambodia’s apex bodies of the banking and microfinance industries have agreed to ease restrictions on loan repayments, reduce interest rates, as well as restructure loans for customers deemed to be significantly affected by the heavy rains and floods that have swept the Kingdom ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/key-lenders-agree-ease-loan-terms-flood-victims

MFIs agree to loan repayment relief for borrowers hit by flooding

Financial institutions said on Wednesday that they will provide favorable easing to customers who have been affected by severe floods, following an appeal by Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/mfis-agree-to-loan-repayment-relief-for-borrowers-hit-by-flooding

MFIs urged to help ease flood victims' financial burden

Prime minister Hun Sen on Monday called on all microfinance institutions (MFIs) to throw a financial lifeline to people affected by flooding and defer loan repayments and ease interest rates. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/mfis-urged-to-help-ease-flood-victims-financial-burden

Financial relief set for thousands of flood-hit families

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced that the government will provide financial support to nearly 20,000 households affected by recent flooding. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/financial-relief-set-thousands-flood-hit-families

Flood damage assessments start

Government agencies have begun inspecting the nation’s roads to assess the damage caused by this rainy season’s floods to prepare a budget for repairs and upgrades. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501168294/flood-damage-assessments-start/

Floods wipe out thousands of hectares of farm land

Tens of thousands of hectares of rice paddy fields and mixed crops were damaged by floods this year with nearly 30,000 hectares of rice fields destroyed nationwide, the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) has confirmed.   ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501164138/floods-wipe-out-thousands-of-hectares-of-farm-land/

Flash floods expected in Northern provinces

Eight of the 24 provinces in Cambodia are likely to be at high risk of flash floods and overflow due to possible heavy rainfall across the country until the end of September. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501158476/flash-floods-expected-in-northern-provinces/

Typhoon expected to lash northern provinces, worsen flooding

Typhoon Noru, which is expected to make landfall tomorrow in central Vietnam, will cause flash flooding in northern Cambodia, the weather ministry warned, as other parts of the country are still grappling with incessant rains. ...

Ouch Sony and Khan Leakhena
https://vodenglish.news/typhoon-expected-to-lash-northern-provinces-worsen-flooding/

Cambodia provides humanitarian aid to flood-stricken Pakistan

Cambodia, the chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for 2022, has made a contribution of $50,000 to flood-stricken Pakistan, Cambodian Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Chum Sounry said on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501145764/cambodia-provides-humanitarian-aid-to-flood-stricken-pakistan/

Wildfire and floods don’t need to turn into disasters: UN risk report

Hazards such as earthquakes, floods, heatwaves, and wildfires, can be prevented from becoming life-threatening disasters, according to the authors of a UN report launched on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501143759/wildfire-and-floods-dont-need-to-turn-into-disasters-un-risk-report/

Stung Sen River’s water level falling, flood risk minimal

Officials said the Stung Sen River water levels in Kampong Thom province have finally begun to drop after exceeding the alert level late last week, but warned of more rain in the coming days. He Koeun, director of the provincial Department of Water Resources and Meteorology, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stung-sen-rivers-water-level-falling-flood-risk-minimal

Rescue launched as floods reach homes of border residents

Continuous rains have posed a problem for residents of several provinces and the capital of the Kingdom, as floods inundate homes and streets. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501136361/rescue-launched-as-floods-reach-homes-of-border-residents/

Tonle Sap, Mekong water levels continue to rise amid flood warnings

The water levels of the Mekong and Tonle Sap has risen and is likely to continue to rise after more than a month of persistent rainfall, raising flood alerts in various parts of the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501119146/tonle-sap-mekong-water-levels-continue-to-rise-amid-flood-warnings/

Flooding not keeping Banteay Meanchey farmers from producing rice

Farmers in Banteay Meanchey province have stepped up efforts to plant and sow rice, despite their rice being damaged by floods at the beginning of the rainy season. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/flooding-not-keeping-banteay-meanchey-farmers-producing-rice

River floodgates opened as rainfall persist: official

People living in the delta region along the Prek Tnaot River in Kampong Speu province should be on the lookout for flash floods as water levels in some large reservoirs have risen above caution levels and water resources officials have opened some sluice gates to ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/river-floodgates-opened-rainfall-persist-official

Strict new Standard Operating Procedures and Certification for KTVs and Nightclubs issued ahead of possible reopening on 30th of November

Ahead of the possible reopening of KTVs and Nightclubs after November 30th, the Ministry of Tourism has issued strict new Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to ensure public safety against the continuing threat of COVID-19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50969260/strict-new-standard-operating-procedures-and-certification-for-ktvs-and-nightclubs-issued-ahead-of-possible-reopening-on-30th-of-november/

Floods affected 45,000 families in 17 provinces

Floods over the past four months in the Kingdom affected more than 45,000 families across 17 provinces, the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) said. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50969277/floods-affected-45000-families-in-17-provinces/

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