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Cambodia floods response continues

Cambodia floods response continues

Jan 03, 2014

Recent flooding in Cambodia has been overshadowed by emergencies in India, The Philippines, Central African Republic and South Sudan, but the suffering caused by the floods has been extensive.

Cambodia: ACT's coordinated response to floods

Cambodia: ACT's coordinated response to floods

Oct 25, 2013

25 October 2013 - Typhoons have caused severe flooding in Cambodia. The Mekong and other major rivers have overflowed, ACT is appealing for $1m.

Cambodia moves toward enhanced stability

Cambodia moves toward enhanced stability

Jan 09, 2013

Long-term ACT development projects in northern Cambodia are providing stability for villages hit by floods two years ago that left 1.2 million people homeless.

Irrigation systems inaugurated in Cambodia

Irrigation systems inaugurated in Cambodia

May 09, 2012

Life With Dignity (LWD) has opened two irrigation systems worth $150,000 in Cambodia’s Kampong Chhnang province to help farmers irrigate their rice fields.

ACT donates more food to displaced victims in Preah Vihear

ACT donates more food to displaced victims in Preah Vihear

Mar 08, 2011

ACT helps displaced people suffering from four days of fighting in early February between Cambodian and Thai troops around Preah Vihear temple

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About Cambodia
  • Population: 14.8 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital and largest city: Phnom Penh
  • Area: 181,035 sq km (69,898 sq miles)
  • Major language: Khmer
  • Major religion: Buddhism
  • Life expectancy: 59 years (men), 63 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 riel = 100 sen
  • Main exports: Clothing, timber, rubber
  • GNI per capita: US $600 (World Bank, 2008)