Kandal governor requests emergency assistance for southeast Takhmao flood victims
Kandal provincial governor Kong Sophorn has instructed Takhmao town officials to prepare makeshift tents and toilets as well as clean drinking water sources for recent flood victims, and have a medical team on standby. ...
Flash floods expected in Northern provinces
Eight of the 24 provinces in Cambodia are likely to be at high risk of flash floods and overflow due to possible heavy rainfall across the country until the end of September. ...
Khmer Times Staff
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. ...
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. ...
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
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. ...
Bridge construction caused flooding under Choam Chao flyover
The Phnom Penh Public Works and Transport Department says that the flooding under the Choam Chao flyover will not happen again when the bridge is completed. ...
Thailand censured for releasing dam water, flooding border area
Flash floods inundated communes in Battambang province’s Phnom Proek district and Banteay Meanchey province’s Malai district, where more than 100 homes were overwhelmed by floodwaters from Thailand. ...
Khouth Sophak Chakrya
Ministry restores nearly 60,000 hectares of flooded rice fields
The Ministry of Agriculture announced yesterday that it has so far restored nearly 60,000 hectares of rice fields that were affected by recent floods. Minister of Agriculture Veng Sahkon said on his Facebook page that the recent floods affected a total of 304,812 hectares of ...
Gov't says Cambodia facing most severe flooding in years
The flooding was caused by torrential rainfall from tropical storms, and has killed at least 12 people and affected more than 30,000 households across 17 provinces nationwide, according to the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM). ...
Cambodia's flash floods kill 5, affect 15,510 families in NW province
At least five people were killed and some 15,510 families have been affected by flash floods that have been hitting the country’s Banteay Meanchey province since earlier this month, the latest report of the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) showed Tuesday Some 14,300 houses have ...
Flash Floods, Heavy Rains Expected in 14 Provinces This Week
The government warned residents of 14 provinces yesterday to take precautions against possible flash floods caused by heavy rain, while the homes of almost 1,000 families have already been flooded in Banteay Meanchey province. The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology issued a statement yesterday calling ...