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Evictees speak of hopelessness

Ouk Chetana, a 39-year-old mother of two, sits on a bamboo bed in a temporary home after the house she had lived in since 2009 was destroyed by authorities, as the village she shared with some 200 other families was deemed to have encroached on ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/evictees-speak-hopelessness

Sihanoukville short of fresh water

Villagers and local freshwater vendors on Thursday expressed concern about fresh water supply in Preah Sihanouk province, after a private company partially filled fresh water reservoir Boeung Prek Tup with sand for tourist development. Boeung Prek Tup is a natural lake located in Sihanoukville’s Village ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-short-fresh-water

Preah Sihanouk authorities to go ahead with demolition plan

The Preah Sihanouk provincial authority will continue with plans to bulldoze some 20 homes in Sihanoukville, after authorities failed to find a solution to an ongoing land dispute with villagers during a visit on Monday. The homes, located in Village I, Commune I, have faced ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-authorities-go-ahead-demolition-plan

Locals told to move from waterfall site

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities have told residents around the Kbal Chhay waterfalls to leave the area or risk being ejected, amid concern over pollution of the popular tourist attraction. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/locals-told-move-waterfall-site

Sihanoukville Runs Dry During Water Crisis

A water shortage in the tourist town of Sihanoukville has led authorities to advise scores of businesses to dig their own wells as only 50 percent of local demand is currently being met after high temperatures dried up the water supplier’s only reservoir. On March ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/sihanoukville-runs-dry-during-water-crisis-16609/

Water plant means eviction for families in Sihanouk

Despite authorities turning a blind eye to their villages for more than 15 years, about 2,000 families living near Preah Sihanouk province’s Kbal Chhay waterfall face imminent eviction to make way for a clean-water processing plant, officials said yesterday. Prime Minister Hun Sen’s recent bold move ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012062156930/National-news/water-plant-means-eviction.html

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