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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. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/red-cross-gifts-328-houses-veterans

Search-rescue units get specialised prep for natural disasters

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) held a training course on techniques for search and rescue operations to further strengthen the skills of Cambodia’s emergency responders and improve their efficiency. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/search-rescue-units-get-specialised-prep-natural-disasters

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. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministries-preparing-assistance-poor-farmers-affected-disasters

NCDM marshals resources to weather natural disasters

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) has deployed 82,500 people from various government ministries and marshaled resources such as 1,106 trucks, 320 long speed boats and 179 short speed boats to help rescue people from natural disasters. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ncdm-marshals-resources-weather-natural-disasters

Disaster Committee prepared for upcoming flood season

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) has prepared a disaster relief plan to deal with flash floods which may occur during this year’s rainy season, especially in provinces along the Mekong River and mountainous areas. ...

Chhun Sun Ly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50909694/disaster-committee-prepared-for-upcoming-flood-season/

Flood shelters in Tboung Khmum ready to go

Tboung Khmum provincial authorities have prepared safe shelters for residents in the event of a Mekong River flood this rainy season. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906367/flood-shelters-in-tboung-khmum-ready-to-go/

NCDM: flash flood death toll stands at 39

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) has reported that the ongoing flash floods have so far killed 39 people, of them 22 in Banteay Meanchey province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50776124/ncdm-flash-flood-death-toll-stands-at-39/

Floods claim 18 lives throughout Cambodia

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) this morning reported that the ongoing flash floods have so far killed 18 people, including 8 children. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774057/floods-claim-18-lives-throughout-cambodia/

NCDM puts in place action plans to deal with floods

The National Committee for Disaster Management has put in place action plans to respond and rescue people during the coming flood season, as forecasts indicate that this year’s water levels may be higher than last year. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727687/ncdm-puts-in-place-action-plans-to-deal-with-floods/

NGO calls for climate budget transparency

NGO Forum on Cambodia issued a report on Wednesday which said that from 2000 to 2017, some one million houses were seriously affected by climate change disasters. Yet, government spending on the issue remained relatively limited. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngo-calls-climate-budget-transparency

NCDM warns of extreme weather, need for action

A National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) report has warned of the danger of extreme weather in Cambodia and a need to take action. The NCDM’s first vice-president, Kun Kim, attributed 95 deaths to 336 rainstorms which hit 22 provinces in 2019. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ncdm-warns-extreme-weather-need-action

Gov’t demands water conservation measures

The government last week issued a circular to relevant ministries and local authorities to observe water conservation measures following a sharp fall in Mekong River water levels – the lowest it has been in 60 years. .. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-demands-water-conservation-measures

UN World Food Programme helps Kingdom in disaster management

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) signed a five-year partnership agreement on Wednesday for collaboration on crisis management and disaster risk reduction in Cambodia at the Peace Palace. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/un-world-food-programme-helps-kingdom-disaster-management

Deaths from natural disasters fall due to improved precautions

In the first 10 months of this year, 131 people were killed and 115,957 families lost their crops and homes due to floods, storms and lightning strikes. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/deaths-natural-disasters-fall-due-improved-precautions

Rice seeds provided to farmers

The government has provided more than 1,000 tonnes of rice seeds for people affected by flood and drought to help them restore their livelihood. The aid was given through the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM). ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rice-seeds-provided-farmers

Ministry issues flood warning for 11 provinces

The Water Resources and Meteorology Ministry yesterday warned that 11 provinces risk flooding from heavy rainfall until next week.​ A ministry announcement said the heavy rains which began yesterday are due to a low pressure system.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50644107/ministry-issues-flood-warning-for-11-provinces/

Emergency alerts are issued as rivers flood

Some 8,000 families in Stung Treng province have been affected by heavy flooding as the Mekong and Sekong Rivers surged beyond emergency levels on Sunday. This resulted in 2,210 families fleeing to higher ground, Stung Treng Provincial Hall spokesman Men Kong said. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/emergency-alerts-are-issued-rivers-flood

Floods claim three children

Three children were killed and nearly 1,300 families evacuated to higher ground due to floods caused by heavy rains and rising water level of the Mekong River, the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) said. NCDM spokesman Keo Vy told The Post on Thursday that ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/floods-claim-three-children

Thousands affected by flooding, strong winds in first half of August

Almost 8,000 families and some 8,000ha of agricultural land in eight provinces have been affected by flooding and strong winds in August, National Committee for Disaster Management spokesman Keo Vy said on Thursday. Speaking at a press conference at the Council of Ministers, he said ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/thousands-affected-flooding-strong-winds-first-half-august

Floods take heavy toll on six provinces

The National Committee for Disaster Management said six provinces have been seriously hit by the recent floods, with more than 5,000 families, 3,000ha of paddy fields and properties, roads and schools affected. National Committee for Disaster Management spokesman Keo Vy said on Monday that the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/floods-take-heavy-toll-six-provinces

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