Death toll from floods rises to 8 in 4 provinces

Four more people were confirmed dead Tuesday due to rising flood waters in several provinces, bringing the total number of fatalities in this year’s rainy season flooding to eight, while some 4,000 families have now had to evacuate their homes.

National Committee for Disaster Management vice president Nhem Vanda said Tuesday that, in addition to the four deaths confirmed as of Sunday, one more person in Stung Treng province and another in Tbong Khmum province were also confirmed dead. …

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