At the age of 12, Pharady, a girl from a small rural village in Cambodia, was sent 60 kilometers away to live in Kampot because her community did not have a high school for her to attend.
Imagine walking across a field, unsure if your next step will be your last. Imagine having to teach your children at an early age what the red sign with the skull and two crossbones means, and what to do if they stumble upon a disk buried in the dirt.
In a bid to increase school safety in Cambodia’s most vulnerable communities, UNDP and Save the Children have joined hands in the coastal province of Koh Kong.
Have you wondered about key issues in your community that hamper you from getting your ideal job? Do you have ideas about implementing change - but don’t know how or where to start?
The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC), the UN Development Programme (UNDP), development partners, civil society, private sector and especially persons with disabilities are gathering to discuss and design a new 2019-2023 National Disability Strategic Plan (NSPD) to ensure persons with disabilities live in quality and equality.
With support from the UN Development Programme, Cambodia’s National Committee for Disaster Management is increasing capacity on preparedness for recoveryby localising international guidelines on post-disaster needs assessment and disaster recovery, and building the capacity of national and provincial officials to implement those guidelines

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16 M

Population (2017)

13.5 %

Poverty rate (2014)

1230 (USD)

GDP per capita (2017)

143 / 188

Human Dev. Index (2016)

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