Vietnamese-Cambodians receive new houses after blaze last year

Three families of Vietnamese-Cambodians, whose houses were burnt down in a blaze in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district last year have received new houses.

The houses were built with the support of local authorities and financial assistance worth 150 million VND (about 6,400 USD) from donors.

Speaking at the handover ceremony on January 20, President of the Khmer-Vietnamese Association Sim Chy called on local authorities to promptly re-issue documents for victims of the fire after their belongings and papers were destroyed.

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