Govt, World Bank discuss water resources development

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has asked the World Bank to develop a management plan for the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers to ensure water resources, improve flood prevention and restore vulnerable rivers. ...

Hang Punreay

Over 40 schools affected by flooding, 18 closed in Kampong Thom

Floods in Kampong Thom province have forced the temporary closure of 43 schools by local authorities, while authorities are monitoring the rising water levels. ...

Hang Punreay

PM Hun Manet instructs authorities to be ready to help the people from flood disaster

The Prime Minister of Cambodia, Dr. Hun Manet, instructed the authorities and the Armed Forces to be ready to rescue people from disasters, especially floods, which often occur at the end of the rainy season. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Urgent flood warnings issued for three provinces

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) has called on the residents of Kratie, Stung Treng and Kampong Thom provinces to be on high alert as the threat of imminent flooding rises. ...

Bor Pich Zelin and Kim Yutharo

Ministry outlines plans to tackle flooding in capital

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has announced a strategy for rapid rainwater drainage from canals, streams and rivers throughout Phnom Penh to mitigate flooding during the rainy season. Ministry secretary of state Chan Sinath spoke of the plan while chairing an emergency meeting on ...

Van Socheata

Climate change a threat to development: NCDM

Officials have called for climate change-related issues to be taken into account in all future development planning, noting that Cambodia remains vulnerable to an increase in natural disasters caused by climate change. ...

Long Kimmarita

Minister asks Japan for flooding support

During a meeting to discuss water resources with officials from the Japanese Embassy in Cambodia, Thor Chetha, the minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, proposed that Japan assist in addressing the nation’s flooding and drought issues. ...

Chea Sokny

Govt, NGO build elevated shelters to provide flood protection

The construction of elevated shelters in flood-prone areas across the country is being undertaken by the government and an NGO to provide safe havens for people during floods. ...

Hang Punreay

Cambodia: Floods affect over 20,000 households in 19 localities

Heavy rains and high water levels on the Mekong River for over the past month has affected more than 20,000 households, causing four deaths and damage to tens of thousands of hectares of agricultural production and numerous infrastructure facilities across 19 out of 25 provinces ...

Khmer Times Staff

MOWRAM calls for vigilance against possible weather related accidents

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has urged the public to be vigilant of possible accidents due to successive rainfall in the next few days. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Phnom Penh Governor plans to ask the Royal Government to establish a major project to solve flooding

The Phnom Penh Municipal Authority may propose to the Royal Government a large-scale initiative to address long-term flooding, which is a mechanism for resolving flooding in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Floods hit Run Ta Ek, affect new residents

Flash floods have struck the Run Ta Ek development area in Siem Reap province’s Banteay Srei district, affecting 190 homes. The sudden deluge created chaos, though no casualties were reported. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Ministry issues warning on rain, high winds and lightning for Cambodia

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has warned the public of more rainfall, accompanied by thunder, lighting and high winds throughout the country from today to August 15. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Many families in nine provinces hit by floods

Many  families in nine provinces have been hit by floods in recent days, which have inundated homes, schools and even led to injuries as well as fatalities. ...

Hang Punreay

Lightning strikes, fires, storms kill 90 in Cambodia in January-July

Lightning strikes, fires and storms had claimed 90 lives in Cambodia in the first seven months of 2023, the spokesperson for the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) said on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

MOWRAM warns of possible floods due to rising Mekong water levels

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) Monday warned the public of possible floods due to rising Mekong water levels in the next few days, especially in the northern part of the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Drought conditions​ expected across the country

Cambodia may face drought conditions across the country due to below-average annual rainfall caused by El Nino. ...

Tith Kongnov

Ministry calls for vigilance of possible natural disasters

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has warned the public of possible natural disasters, especially strong winds and high waves at coastal areas between July 19-25, 2023. ...

Khmer Times Staff

ASEAN to mobilise final two batches of relief items to Myanmar

​The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre) will mobilise the final two batches of relief items to Myanmar on June 16 and June 22 by sea. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Farmers warned to prep for imminent droughts

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has issued a warning to farmers regarding forecasts of an upcoming drought. It urged farmers to prepare for the absence of rain, in order to prevent any negative impact on paddy rice production. ...

Neang Sokunthea

Suspended garment workers to receive second allowance payout

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has given allowances for the second time to 8,762 garment sector workers who were suspended as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and global economic crisis. ...

Chhorn Raksmey

Concern as Omicron variant cases rise in neighbouring countries

The Ministry of Health has alerted people to be vigilant and continue to practise preventive measures followed for COVID-19, as transmission from a new sub- variant, Omicron XBB.1.5, are increasing in neighbouring countries. ...

Tith Kongnov

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