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Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology

NCDM puts in place action plans to deal with floods

The National Committee for Disaster Management has put in place action plans to respond and rescue people during the coming flood season, as forecasts indicate that this year’s water levels may be higher than last year. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727687/ncdm-puts-in-place-action-plans-to-deal-with-floods/

Land encroachment causes floods

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has asked the capital and provincial authorities to prevent encroachment on river banks, ditches, creeks, canals, water reservoirs and lakes to avoid the effects of water drainage and flood disasters. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50721647/land-encroachment-causes-floods/

Preah Sihanouk clean water suppliers warned

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun warned he would revoke the business licences of water companies that do not collaborate with relevant officials to expand their reservoirs. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-clean-water-suppliers-warned

Canal renovation to rescue farmers fields in Cholkiri

The Kampong Chhnang provincial Department of Water Resources and Meteorology is speeding up dredging of a 3km canal channelling water from the Tonle Sap Lake to supply 4,000ha of rice fields in Koh Thkov commune, in Cholkiri district. ...

Khout Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/canal-renovation-rescue-farmers-fields-cholkiri

Heatwave to hit before rainy season: Ministry

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology is expecting temperatures to hit highs in some parts of the country until early May as a health official warns against entailing ailments. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700020/heatwave-to-hit-before-rainy-season-ministry

Mongkol Borey reservoir drying due to drought: Ministry

The Water Resource Ministry yesterday warned that the water level at the Mongkol Borey reservoir in Banteay Meanchey province is falling due to drought. In a statement on its Facebook page, the ministry noted that the reservoir only has enough water to supply Mongkol Borey ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50677841/mongkol-borey-reservoir-drying-due-to-drought-ministry

US promises aid for Kingdom’s looming water, climate crises

US Ambassador Patrick Murphy said the US was committed to helping the Kingdom address its water and climate issues, as well as attract better foreign investments. Murphy’s remarks came as he met with Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Lim Kean Hor and Minister of ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-promises-aid-kingdoms-looming-water-climate-crises

Pich Sros raises dam issues

Cambodian Youth Party (CYP) president Pich Sros on Tuesday raised four issues faced by residents of Kampong Speu and Takeo provinces regarding dam constructions and submitted his report to the Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Lim Kean Hor. Sros told The Post that the ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pich-sros-raises-dam-issues

MRC council approves new strategy to address droughts

Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Lim Kean Hor said on Tuesday that designing future systems and strategies for the Mekong River Basin is necessary to address the challenges of severe drought that continue to threaten livelihoods and the people’s way of life. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mrc-council-approves-new-strategy-address-droughts

Ministry issues flood warning for 11 provinces

The Water Resources and Meteorology Ministry yesterday warned that 11 provinces risk flooding from heavy rainfall until next week.​ A ministry announcement said the heavy rains which began yesterday are due to a low pressure system.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50644107/ministry-issues-flood-warning-for-11-provinces/

Hun Sen issues new directive over impending floods

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday issued another directive to all relevant ministries, institutions and local authorities to take preventive measures to deal with upcoming floods. He noted a severe flooding in the upper Mekong provinces which occurred last week and that the water is only slowly ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50642107/hun-sen-issues-new-directive-over-impending-floods/

Mekong river floods hit Tboung Khmum

Nearly 40 homes have been relocated from the Mekong riverbank in Tboung Khmum province’s Kroch Chhmar district, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said yesterday. “About 500 metres of the riverbank in Chsach Brochhes village will collapse and 28 houses were in danger and have ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50639646/region-probes-social-security/

Water Resources Ministry issues Mekong flood warning

Water Resources and Meteorology Minister Lim Kean Hor has ordered all provincial department directors to be prepared for Mekong river floods as water from the river has started to overflow. Ya Voeun, Tboung Khmum provincial water department director, yesterday said that the water level of ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50638115/water-resources-ministry-issues-flood-warning/

NCDM: Deaths from natural disasters down 88% this year

Deaths due to natural disasters in the first eight months of the year were down 88 per cent on the same period last year, data from the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) obtained by The Post on Monday showed. Natural disasters killed 87 people ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ncdm-deaths-natural-disasters-down-88-year

Meteorology ministry issues weather warning

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology issued renewed weather warnings on Thursday of thunderstorms, strong winds and powerful waves predicted until next Wednesday. It also urged the public to take great care regarding lightning strikes. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/meteorology-ministry-issues-weather-warning

Thousands affected by flooding, strong winds in first half of August

Almost 8,000 families and some 8,000ha of agricultural land in eight provinces have been affected by flooding and strong winds in August, National Committee for Disaster Management spokesman Keo Vy said on Thursday. Speaking at a press conference at the Council of Ministers, he said ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/thousands-affected-flooding-strong-winds-first-half-august

Floods take heavy toll on six provinces

The National Committee for Disaster Management said six provinces have been seriously hit by the recent floods, with more than 5,000 families, 3,000ha of paddy fields and properties, roads and schools affected. National Committee for Disaster Management spokesman Keo Vy said on Monday that the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/floods-take-heavy-toll-six-provinces

Four dead in Preah Sihanouk, Ratanakkiri flooding

At least four people have died and thousands of families affected by flooding in Preah Sihanouk and Ratanakkiri provinces following recent heavy thunderstorms. Preah Sihanouk provincial spokesperson Kheang Phearum said on Sunday that a Cambodian husband and wife were killed on Thursday when a concrete ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/four-dead-preah-sihanouk-ratanakkiri-flooding

Preah Sihanouk bridge warning issued amid rising water level

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) has warned the public to be cautious when crossing the Stung Samrong Bridge in Preah Sihanouk province’s Kampong Seila district as rising water levels threatened to flood it. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-bridge-warning-issued-amid-rising-water-level

Up to 26 storms forecast for rainy season, five or six to overflow Mekong

A Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology spokesman said on Tuesday that there will be up to 26 storms this rainy season, but of those, only five or six will cause the Mekong river to overflow or result in general flooding. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/26-storms-forecast-rainy-season-five-or-six-overflow-mekong

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