Disasters

Floods

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/

CMAA warns residents of flooded areas about mines

Ly Thuch, Senior Minister and First Vice-President of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), called on government officials at all levels to continue spreading awareness about the dangers of mines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) whenever meeting with the public in ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmaa-warns-residents-flooded-areas-about-mines

Three villages flooded in Kampong Speu

Three villages in Kampong Speu province were flooded and some 30 hectares of rice fields have been damaged by floodwaters. ...

Chhun Sun Ly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50958122/three-villages-flooded-in-kampong-speu/

WFP and USAID allocate $1.32 million to 11,000 families badly hit by floods

The World Food Program supported by the Government of Germany and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) allocated $1.32 million to be given to 11,000 families or about 55,000 people who were badly affected by floodwaters and the Covid outbreak in Banteay Meanchey ...

Chhun Sun Ly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955055/wfp-and-usaid-allocate-1-32-million-to-11000-families-badly-hit-by-floods/

Flash floods ravage Oddar Meanchey and Ratanakiri

Ratanakiri and Oddar Meanchey provinces are facing flash floods and have begun evacuating residents. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954262/flash-floods-ravage-oddar-meanchey-and-ratanakiri/

PM: Worse natural disasters outcome of climate change

Prime Minister Hun Sen instructed his subordinates to strengthen natural disaster management mechanisms with an increased focus on risk mitigation as a means of reducing the overall level of damage caused by such events. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-worse-natural-disasters-outcome-climate-change

Heavy rainfall filling capital’s drain canals as flood threat looms

Flash flooding caused by extremely heavy rainfall is affecting communities in the outer-suburbs of Phnom Penh – especially people residing in Prek Kampus, Sak Sampov and Kong Noy communes in Dangkor district. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/heavy-rainfall-filling-capitals-drain-canals-flood-threat-looms

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. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministries-preparing-assistance-poor-farmers-affected-disasters

Deminers warn public on post-flood explosives risks

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) instructed the capital and provincial mine action committees to take any measures necessary to prevent any danger to the public from unexploded ordnance (UXO) in areas where flooding has occurred following reports by authorities of loose ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/deminers-warn-public-post-flood-explosives-risks

B Meanchey floods force closures of over 50 schools

More than 50 schools in Banteay Meanchey province have been closed due to flooding, according to Chhou Bunroeung, director of the provincial Department of Education, Youth and Sport. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/b-meanchey-floods-force-closures-over-50-schools

Preah Vihear warns of flash floods

Citing the provincial Department of Water Resources and Meteorology, they said that on the morning of September 25, the water level in Stung Sen had reached 11.38m, approaching the emergency point of 11.50m. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-warns-flash-floods

More calls for vigilance against flash floods and heavy downpour

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has appealed people to increase their vigilance of possible phenomena, especially flash floods this week. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939973/more-calls-for-vigilance-against-flash-floods-and-heavy-downpour/

Banteay Meanchey, northwest provinces brace for flash floods

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology issued a warning that Cambodia will be affected by the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone, a low-pressure system, from September 22-26 along the Dangrek mountains. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-northwest-provinces-brace-flash-floods

Banteay Meanchey, northwest provinces brace for flash floods

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology issued a warning that Cambodia will be affected by the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone, a low-pressure system, from September 22-26 along the Dangrek mountains. Floods have already inundated villages in Banteay Meanchey province. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-northwest-provinces-brace-flash-floods

Heavy rains headed for provinces with Sept 20-23 flash flood alert

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology announced that heavy rains will affect Phnom Penh and several provinces, which could result in flash flooding from September 20 to 23.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/heavy-rains-headed-provinces-sept-20-23-flash-flood-alert

Swollen rivers threaten flooding threat

Flash floods are still washing over roads and inundating homes in three districts of Banteay Meanchey province, while in Preah Vihear province the water level of the Stung Sen River continues to climb towards emergency levels. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/swollen-rivers-threaten-flooding-threat

Preah Vihear, Stung Treng rivers nearing emergency levels

Heavy rains over the past several days have flooded and damaged some national and rural road systems in Preah Vihear province while swelling the waters of the Stung Sen River to near-emergency levels. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-stung-treng-rivers-nearing-emergency-levels

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