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One dead, seven hurt after lightning strikes

A fisherman and his brother were struck by lightning on Sunday – one of them fatally – while six others were injured in storms, local police said yesterday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/one-dead-seven-hurt-after-lightning-strikes

Tropical storm wreaks havoc

A tropical storm that raked Vietnam for the past two days has affected five Cambodian provinces, with severe flooding and damage in three of them. Tropical storm Mangkhut descended on Northern Vietnam on Wednesday and yesterday, deluging the Mekong River and flooding areas of Banteay Meanchey, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tropical-storm-wreaks-havoc

Cambodia advises people not to travel by sea on Aug. 3-5 due to torrential rain

Cambodia’s Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology on Tuesday warned people not to travel by sea from August 3-5 because the country would suffer from the impact of a storm and cause torrential rain. The ministry’s statement said according to the forecast, a depression on the ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-07/30/c_132587997.htm

Officials talk disaster plan

The National Committee for Disaster Management is meeting with officials from throughout the country in Phnom Penh this week in the wake of a slew of destructive storms that have wreaked havoc in the first four months of 2013. Officials will gather for the second and ...

https://cambodia.opendevelopmentmekong.net/wp-admin/post-new.php?custom-write-panel-id=5

Storms Damage More Than 100 Homes in 2 Provinces

Storms that swept through Kampot and Banteay Meanchey provinces on Friday and Saturday damaged more than 100 houses and three schools, officials said yesterday. ...

Floods show Laos needs early warning

Heavy flooding during the rainy season, affecting 10 out of 17 provinces in Laos, has underlined the need for stronger disaster-management efforts, experts say. Tropical storm Haima struck central and northern parts of the country on June 24, with Nock-10 hitting central and southern areas on ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011091551652/National-news/floods-show-laos-needs-early-warning.html

Cambodia ranked ninth most at risk for disasters

Cambodia was ranked the ninth most at risk country of being exposed to natural disasters out of 173 countries surveyed in a new report by the UN University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security A UNDP report released in August supported the World Risk report’s findings ...

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