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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 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.
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.
Cambodia, revolutionising climate and disaster preparedness.
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.
Climate change, deforestation and rising sea-levels have been causing devastating rice shortages for Cambodia’s coastal communities.
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.
Of Cambodia’s total population, close to 150,000 people are said to be living with disabilities.
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).