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Reducing the Vulnerability of Cambodian Rural Livelihoods through Enhanced Sub-National Climate Change Planning and Execution of Priority Actions (SRL)

Approximately 70% of Cambodian households derive all or an important part of their income from agriculture, yet the majority of agricultural production is dependent on the monsoon rain and natural…  


Stories From a Climate Change Hero: Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Cambodia

“We’re going out to the provinces of Takeo, Kampong Cham and Kandal today to go check on the stations,” Mr. Hon said. A crucial part of his role, Mr. Hon and his team at the Department of Meteorology…  


“We need timely information”: When floods are normal, warning is critical

It is the middle of August and villagers in the Boeung Pruol commune are getting concerned – after a drought in the earlier half of the year, a lack of rain has meant that annual flooding has not yet…  


Dial 1294: UNDP and People in Need expand early warning phone service in Cambodia

Under a project strengthening climate information and early warning systems in Cambodia, the UN Development Programme and NGO People in Need are collaborating again, this time to expand early warning…  


Raising women up: UNDP and Action Aid Cambodia partner to empower women in climate action and disaster management

With the goal of realising safer, more climate-resilient, more equitable communities, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia has entered into a new partnership with the NGO ActionAid focused…  


Climate-ready: Monsoon Forums focus on elevating seasonal forecasting and preparedness in Cambodia

Government officials and international development actors have gathered in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh to discuss improving seasonal forecasting and to prepare the agriculture, fisheries, health &…  


Integrating early warning into upcoming National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction a priority for Cambodia

Frameworks which prevent, not react, to disasters and establishing effective early warning systems have been the focus of a national workshop held in Siem Reap this week.  


Linking global resilience agenda and national policies focusing on reducing risk are keys for the country’s disaster risk reduction plan

Disaster risk reduction and resilience building require strong leadership and policies to mitigate negative hazard impacts in any society. As the Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia progresses…  


Environmental Governance Reform (EGR)

Cambodia is rapidly transiting towards lower middle-income country. The Gross National Income (GNI) per capita is USD 1,020 (World Bank 2014) with an annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 7.4…  


UNDP-supported project hands over 53 automatic hydrological and meteorological stations to Cambodia, revolutionizing climate and disaster preparedness

In commemoration of World Meteorological Day 2019 that falls on 23rd March, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia hands over 24 Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) and 29 Automatic…  

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