Non-governmental preparedness and response agencies
Disaster and emergency response funding
Gov’t spends nearly $20M on assistance
The government has spent nearly $20 million during the first phase of a three-phase programme to help vulnerable households suffering from inflationary pressures and severe flooding. The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation urges officials to strengthen the monitoring of payments and prevent ...
Ministries preparing assistance for poor farmers affected by disasters
The Ministry of Economy and Finance co-chaired a meeting with the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to plan the distribution of rice seeds to poor farmers affected by disasters while flood waters have subsided considerably. ...
US announces more Covid aid
US ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy said the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health has proven itself to be remarkably well-prepared for its mission to prevent the spread of Covid-19 since the earliest days of the pandemic, making it one of the leading countries in the region ...
UN World Food Programme helps Kingdom in disaster management
The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) signed a five-year partnership agreement on Wednesday for collaboration on crisis management and disaster risk reduction in Cambodia at the Peace Palace. ...
PM: Beware of thunderstorms
Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on people to be careful in thunderstorms, which have so far this year killed at least three people and destroyed scores of homes, with more predicted in April and May. The prime minister also ordered the Cambodian Red Cross ...
Water Resources Ministry seeks more research funds
The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has called on the National Assembly to provide more research funds in order to address increasing temperatures in the Kingdom. According to the National Assembly website, the call was made during a meeting with the parliamentary body yesterday ...
JICA continues to aid the Kingdom
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide Cambodia a $30 million grant for the fourth phase of a flood protection project and canal and sewer system improvements in Phnom Penh. The JICA programme officer Say Bora told The Post on Wednesday: “The Royal Government ...
ADB continues to support disaster management
In order to aid the inclusive and sustainable development of the country, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will continue to support Cambodia in improving disaster preparedness through strengthening its disaster management capabilities. ...
‘Less aid available’ for disasters: WFP
The head of the World Food Programme in Cambodia has labelled the government’s drought preparation and response “insufficient” and warned that the Kingdom must be prepared to receive less help in the future. ...
Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon and Kong Meta
‘Disaster death toll low, cost devastating’
Cambodia has sustained far fewer deaths due to natural disasters than any other country in the region this year, deputy secretary general of the National Committee for Disaster Management Ross Sovann said on Friday, at a workshop coinciding with Asean Day of Disaster Management. ...
Cambodian Red Cross donates $20,000 to Myanmar
The Cambodian Red Cross has donated $20,000 to help flood victims in Myanmar. ...