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Innovation needed to respond to COVID-19 in Cambodia

So far, 141 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cambodia. Roughly a quarter of these originated from a group of tourists who were travelling through the country in March when almost all of them got infected.

Over 200 families in Cambodia affected by 2018 flooding receive housing with Japanese funding

Tboung Khmum Province, Cambodia, 30 May 2020 - Over 200 new and rehabilitated houses for families whose homes were damaged or destroyed two years ago by flooding were handed over to their owners in an official ceremony.

Why smart systems need local heroes

When you think about measuring climate change or forecasting the next big flood or drought, one might assume high-tech equipment being part of the process.

ADB to Help Improve Irrigation Systems of Four Provinces in Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $119.16 million financing package to help modernize and improve the climate and disaster resilience of irrigation systems in four provinces in Cambodia, which will help supply water to 43,500 hectares (ha) of farm land benefiting 290,000 people, half of whom women.

Survivors of sexual violence during the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia speak out

In Cambodia from 1975–1979, women experienced widespread sexual violence, including systemic rape and forced marriage, under the violent regime of the Khmer Rouge.

Helping Communities Find a Balance: Canal Project is Promoting Economic Growth and Sustainable Agricultural...

Communities in Kampong Thom province are on the frontlines in the battle against the climate crisis.

Better Health for All Cambodians: Supporting Communities and Health Centers

Each year, the Health Equity Fund supports free access to over 2 million outpatient visits and over 100,000 hospital admissions for the poorest people in Cambodia.

Dengue increase likely during rainy season: WHO warns

Several Asian countries are experiencing unusually high numbers of dengue cases for this time of year. With the rainy season approaching, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for action to minimize illness and deaths from dengue.

Cambodia’s Health Volunteers Tackle Malaria Head-on

Cambodia’s northeast is home to many different ethnic groups and cultures. Its resource-rich and sparsely populated forests also attract many migrants from other parts of the country looking for means of livelihood.

Cambodia steps up fight against climate change

Considered one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to the effects of climate change, the Royal Government of Cambodia is taking major steps to improve its resilience and reduce its disaster risk with support from the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.

UNDP-supported project hands over 53 automatic hydrological and meteorological stations to

Cambodia, revolutionising climate and disaster preparedness.

20 years on from landmark Mine Ban Treaty, dangers on the rise to life...

Twenty years after the Mine Ban Treaty was adopted, landmines continue to kill and injure on former battlefields, long after the guns have gone away.

From rice to riches: adapting to climate change on Cambodia’s coasts

Climate change, deforestation and rising sea-levels have been causing devastating rice shortages for Cambodia’s coastal communities.

South East Asia – Thousands Evacuate as Rivers Rise

Overflowing rivers have caused severe flooding in parts of South East Asia over the last few days. Around 8,000 people have evacuated their homes in parts of Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.

Cambodia: So little, yet so much for people with disabilities

Of Cambodia’s total population, close to 150,000 people are said to be living with disabilities.

A mission to vaccinate: Cambodian health workers’ efforts to reach every child

Most weekday mornings, you’ll find Vorn Vannak at the health centre in northeastern Cambodia’s Sambo village, where he vaccinates children. But today, he’s speeding...

Research Team at Monash University Awarded for Innovation in Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Cambodia

The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) recently awarded $99,900 to Monash University for research in Cambodia that aims to reduce incidents of gender-based violence (GBV).