Local, Finnish Red Crosses set to assist four provinces
The Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) has signed an agreement with the Finnish Red Cross (FRC) on a programme to promote humanitarian and community health activities in four provinces. ...
Koh Sdach’s rubbish campaign aiming for big sea-coast clean-up
Authorities in Koh Kong province’s Kiri Sakor district – in collaboration with partner organisations – have carried out patrols and educated people and tourists on Koh Sdach, or King Island, on why they should not dispose of rubbish on the beach or in the sea, ...
More than 600 families in Battambang receive Cambodian Red Cross donations
Volunteers and officials from the Cambodian Red Cross distributed donations to 610 needy families in Kamrieng, Samlot and Rattanak Mondul districts of Battambang. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Red Cross gifts 328 houses to veterans
The Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) on March 18 handed over more than 300 houses to veterans in “Bun Rany Sen Chey Damnak Trayoeng village”, Prangil commune, Phnom Kravanh district of southeastern Pursat province. ...
Bun Rany praises CRC volunteers on Covid-19 outreach
The Kingdom on December 5 marked the International Day of Volunteers, this year held under the theme “volunteering for our future”. The day was officially observed by the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), whose volunteers have had to overcome many obstacles this year while conducting educational ...
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. ...
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 ...
Red Cross makes donation to children's hospital
The Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) donated $1 million to the Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals on Monday. ...
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. ...
Red cross opens luxury hotel in Preah Vihear
Pa Socheatvong, the Phnom Penh governor and head of the Phnom Penh branch of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), oversaw the opening of a luxury six-story hotel in Preah Vihear City on Monday, officials said. ...
Cambodian Red Cross donates $20,000 to Myanmar
The Cambodian Red Cross has donated $20,000 to help flood victims in Myanmar. ...
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
Hun Sen lambasts disaster management official
Prime Minister Hun Sen lambasted a senior official in the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) on Thursday after announcing that he would allocate money to aid victims of recent floods that have killed a total of 12 people. Speaking at the Chaktomuk Conference Hall for ...
Homes move due to floods
Coastal erosion became serious enough in Kampong Cham province for authorities to dismantle and move 13 houses along the Mekong. Officials are planning to do the same for about 100 others to prevent them from falling into the river due to rising water levels over the ...
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
Weekend storms take heavy toll
A weekend storm surge that saw torrential downpours hit the capital had far more dire consequences outside of Phnom Penh, where hundreds of families were affected and at least one man was killed. At least 675 homes in eight provinces were damaged in sudden thunderstorms that ...
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