Floods in Cambodia effected 240,000 persons
Floods in Cambodia According to the forecast of the Cambodian Meteorological Department on the 18th, due to the impact of typhoon “Shadr”, the rainfall in the northwestern region of Cambodia and the northeastern plateau region will continue to the 21st, and the rainfall in the seaside area Too much.
In the past few days, a new round of heavy rainfall has covered most of Cambodia.
The National Disaster Management Committee of Cambodia stated that 19 provinces and municipalities,
and 71 cities across the country were hit by floods,
including Phnom Penh, Bodhisattva, Bailing, Banteay Meanchey
Battambang and Preah Vihear provinces.
Due to the continuous heavy rainfall, the losses caused by the flood disaster are also rising.
According to the statistics of the National Disaster Management Committee of Cambodia
The flood has killed 20 people, at least 245,000 were affected,
Floods have flooded or destroyed 59,000 houses and 459 schools;
at least 169,000 hectares of rice fields and 73,000 hectares
And many roads and bridges have been flooded or damaged.
Floods in Cambodia
Floods in Cambodia In the face of the disaster, the Cambodian official level has dispatched rescue teams
including armed forces to carry out disaster relief work to help people threatened by
floods evacuate urgently and reduce the loss of life and property caused by floods.
Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni He spoke highly of the government’s response measures such as
the emergency evacuation of the affected people.
Sihamoni also encouraged the government to do its utmost to actively carry out disaster relief to protect people’s lives.
People from all walks of life in Cambodia donated money for disaster relief. At present, the total donation for disaster relief has exceeded 7 million US dollars.
and there is love in the world.
The people of the whole country should unite from top to bottom, actively display
The spirit of mutual assistance in adversity, and tide over the difficulties together.