More B’ Meanchey Homes Evacuated After Floods

Serei Saophan City has become the latest area in Banteay Meanchey province to be hit by floods, with more than 300 families evacuated to higher ground yesterday, according to provincial officials. … Banteay Meanchey provincial prison has also been affected by the flooding, with some parts of the jail 20 cm deep in water, according to Hin Sophal, the prison’s director. … There have been five deaths since the floods started a week ago. In O’Chrou and Popet City-the worst hit areas-floodwaters are receding and some of the more than 4,000 evacuated families are beginning to return home.