Disasters

Floods

Water rises at Tonle Sap River in Kampong Chhnang due to heavy rain

With heavy rain in the last three days, the water level had risen at the Tonle Sap River at Phsar Krom Station in Kampong Chhnang province but thankfully it has not affected the crops of farmers along the river side. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50905708/water-rises-at-tonle-sap-river-in-kampong-chhnang-due-to-heavy-rain/

Flood shelters in Tboung Khmum ready to go

Tboung Khmum provincial authorities have prepared safe shelters for residents in the event of a Mekong River flood this rainy season. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906367/flood-shelters-in-tboung-khmum-ready-to-go/

Boeng Tompun canal cleared of waste to prevent flooding

More than 2,500 trucks of garbage and overgrown grass, equivalent to 12,050 cubic metres, were removed following four months of restoration work on the almost four-kilometre-long Boeng Tompun canal, which was built to prevent flooding in five Phnom Penh districts. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50903527/boeng-tompun-canal-cleared-of-waste-to-prevent-flooding/

Ministry: Mekong waters rising

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has issued a warning about Mekong River water levels that are expected to rise over the next few days with a storm that will potentially cause flooding in low-lying areas along the upper Mekong River in Stung Treng, ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-mekong-waters-rising

Alert system warns people of pending disasters nationwide

People living in lowland areas bordering the Tonle Sap Lake, along the Mekong River, and northeastern provinces should register with the government’s early warning system, first vice-president of National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) Kun Kim said.​ ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/alert-system-warns-people-pending-disasters-nationwide

US provides additional $600,000 in flood relief for families and communities

The United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), yesterday provided $600,000 in humanitarian assistance to support the flood-response in Cambodia. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50785808/us-provides-additional-600000-in-flood-relief-for-families-and-communities/

$91 million needed to repair flood-damaged infrastructure

The Ministry of Rural Development has estimated that $91 million is needed to fix roads and water pumps damaged by recent floods. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50785842/91-million-needed-to-repair-flood-damaged-infrastructure/

Paddy seedlings given to flood-hit farmers

More than 6,000 tonnes of paddy seedlings have been distributed to flood-hit farmers across the country, according to Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon, who said it was to help them to begin replanting rice in areas damaged by floods. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783905/paddy-seedlings-given-to-flood-hit-farmers/

Australian Embassy contribute to flood relief efforts in Kingdom

Australian Ambassador to Cambodia Pablo Kang today went to Kampong Thom province to support flood relief efforts in the province. ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50782815/australian-embassy-contribute-to-flood-relief-efforts-in-kingdom/

Figures on flood-damaged paddies across nation released

More than 290,000 hectares of paddy fields were inundated and over 87,000 hectare of paddy fields were damaged across the country as of Oct 27 because of flash flooding, according to a  report from the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM). ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779985/figures-on-flood-damaged-paddies-across-nation-released/

Over 5,000 tonnes of rice seeds to be distributed to flood hit farmers

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) has estimated that more than 5,000 tonnes of rice seeds will be used for distribution to flood-stricken farmers, as 1,000 tonnes have been already distributed so far. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779412/over-5000-tonnes-of-rice-seeds-to-be-distributed-to-flood-hit-farmers/

U.S. government support assists more than 2,500 flood-affected families in Pursat

The U.S. Embassy provided food assistance to over 2,500 flood-affected households in the Cambodian province of Pursat last week, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and distributed through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50778961/u-s-government-support-assists-more-than-2500-flood-affected-families-in-pursat/

More rain forecast due to storm Molave, amid flooding crisis

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology yesterday announced that tropical storm Molave, currently causing havoc as it crosses the Philippines, will soon drop further rain on Cambodia, already suffering from devastating floods. Cambodia expects the impact of Molave from October 28 through 29, with ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50776745/more-rain-forecast-due-to-storm-molave-amid-flooding-crisis/

Gov't says Cambodia facing most severe flooding in years

The flooding was caused by torrential rainfall from tropical storms, and has killed at least 12 people and affected more than 30,000 households across 17 provinces nationwide, according to the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM).​ ...

Aun Chhengpor
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/govt-says-cambodia-facing-most-severe-flooding-in-years/5621010.html

Rice exports ‘unaffected by rain’

Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has claimed that the floods, which have had the biggest impact on the agriculture sector, will not hurt the country’s rice exports this year. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775239/rice-exports-unaffected-by-rain/

GDP numbers rendered uncertain by floods

Flooding has created uncertainty over the Kingdom’s economic outlook this year, with various figures bandied about and thousands of households and paddies affected. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775085/gdp-numbers-rendered-uncertain-by-floods/

Economy damaged by severe rain, flooding

Flooding has caused delays in the transportation of goods for many days as national roads suffer damage, costing the country’s economy dearly because the government will have to spend more on repairs. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774871/economy-damaged-by-severe-rain-flooding/

Floods claim 18 lives throughout Cambodia

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) this morning reported that the ongoing flash floods have so far killed 18 people, including 8 children. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774057/floods-claim-18-lives-throughout-cambodia/

Thousands still suffering from floods

A National Committee for Disaster Management report released yesterday said that severe flooding continues to impact some 193,268 people across the Kingdom. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773724/thousands-still-suffering-from-floods/

Ministry issues flood safety guidelines for factories

The Ministry of Labour issued guidelines for factory owners yesterday to help prepare them for floods as Phnom Penh and other provinces have been hit hard by heavy rainfall. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773794/ministry-issues-flood-safety-guidelines-for-factories/

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