Floods in Cambodia mean more problems to come

The massive release of water caused flash floods in southern Laos and parts of Cambodia. Though the floods happened nearly two months ago, people are yet to experience the worst of it.

The dam collapsed on July 23 and released 5 billion cubic meters of water. The floods washed away hundreds of homes in Attapeu province and killed up to 30 people. Hundreds of people went missing in the floods and more than 6,600 people were displaced.

Overall, it’s estimated that as many as 16,000 people were affected by the floods in the Attapeu province and Cambodia.

Entire villages, roads, bridges, and homes have been destroyed and washed away. Many people have lost all their possessions.

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