Storm destroys 2,302 houses, injures two people in Svay Rieng

A total of 2,302 houses were destroyed on Friday in a storm in Svay Rieng province, with many collapsing or having their roofs torn off, National Committee for Disaster Management spokesman Keo Vy said on Sunday. ...

Soth Koemsoeun

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 ...

Ry Sochan

Cambodian Red Cross raises more than $13M in one day

The country’s political and business elite dug deep into their pockets on Sunday for the Cambodian Red Cross’ (CRC) annual fundraising drive in Phnom Penh, contributing a total of $13.43 million during an event marking World Red Cross Day.   ...

Kang Sothear

19 killed in Cambodia floods

At least 19 people were killed and thousands have been evacuated from their homes in Cambodia due floods caused by heavy rains and overflowing rivers, an official said Saturday. According to the official, more than 8,000 families have been evacuated to higher grounds, Xinhua reported. ...

Free Press Journal News Staff

Farmers blocked from petitioning Red Cross

Municipal and military police on Wednesday blocked a group of about 100 displaced farmers from Kratie province who were attempting to deliver a petition to the Cambodian Red Cross’ Phnom Penh headquarters calling on the group to help them in their land dispute with a ...

Aun Pheap and George Wright

China donates 10,000 USD to Cambodia on Int'l Red Cross Day

The Chinese government on Thursday donated 10,000 U.S. dollars to the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) to support humanitarian activities. Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Bu Jianguo presented the donation to CRC’s president Bun Rany during the celebration of the 151st anniversary of the World Red Cross — ...

CCTV News Staff

Chinese humanitarian aid reaches Cambodian people in E. province

Cambodia on Wednesday continued distributing China-donated relief items to some 3,088 families, who are victims of last year’s flood, HIV/ AIDS patients, disabled people and orphans. Cambodian Red Cross president Bun Rany, the wife of Prime Minister Hun Sen, and Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Bu Jianguo ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

China's humanitarian aid eases hardships for vulnerable people in Cambodia

China’s humanitarian assistance has helped relieve difficulties of flood- hit families, HIV/AIDS victims, elderly, disabled and poor people in Cambodia, beneficiaries said Friday. The Chinese government donated one million U.S. dollars to Cambodia in October for people who have faced hardships due to severe flooding last ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Three dead after storms hit

Three people have died, six remain missing and more than 100 homes have been affected by heavy rains that began on Wednesday in Kampong Chhnang and Kandal provinces, local authorities said yesterday. Prak Sophorn, director of the Kampong Chnnang provincial Cambodian Red Cross office, said yesterday ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Neutrality of Red Cross in Question After Bun Rany’s Speech

It was the bloodiest battle since Waterloo. Yet the carnage wrought 150 years ago by the Italian and French troops, fighting under Napoleon III, and the forces of the Austrian Hungarian Empire, was overshadowed by its aftermath. While 30,000 had died on the battlefield, more than 40,000 ...

Denise Hruby

Families allege flood aid graft

More than 10 families in Pailin province are claiming that flood aid proffered by Cambodia Red Cross officials is being unfairly distributed by commune and village authorities. Kim San, 61, a member of one of 16 severely flood-affected families in Sala Krao district’s Stung Trang commune ...

Chhay Channyda

Bun Rany Slams CNRP During Red Cross Event

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s wife Bun Rany on Saturday used a Cambodian Red Cross flood relief event in Pailin province to denounce the opposition CNRP’s three-day rally and marches in Phnom Penh last week as part of an effort to “cheat” the people of Cambodia. Ms. ...

Mech Dara and Alex Willemyns

Thailand hands out Bt6-million aid to Cambodia flood victims

Thailand Monday handed out a financial aid of Bt6 million to Cambodia to help its flood victims. Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul formally handed out the aid to the Cambodian ambassador to Thailand You Ay. nitially, the government would provide barges to help Cambodia but when ...

The Nation News Staff

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