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School drills prove to be exciting community talking point

Continual improvement has been touted as a key component of disaster preparedness in education under an ongoing joint UNDP Cambodia and Save the Children project which trains and facilitates school…  


Cambodia, looking to the horizon, prepares for drought

In an effort to reduce the impact of drought on two of Cambodia’s most at-risk provinces, Kampot and Takeo, UNDP Cambodia and DanChurchAid have joined together to establish two new provincial drought…  


UNDP and People in Need continue collaboration to realise a weather-ready climate-smart Cambodia

Under an ongoing collaboration between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and NGO People in Need, Cambodia’s push for nation-wide disaster preparedness has been boosted with the…  


UNDP and Save the Children join hands to advance school safety and disaster preparedness in Cambodia

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.  


How Can Asia Unleash the Potential of Youth?

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. With almost…  


Hard skills and soft skills for employment

People often express the importance of acquiring skills to advance in their career. Here, you are about to submerge yourself into a learning about two skill sets: soft skills and hard skills.  


Our plastic problem is out of control. Here's how we can fight it

On a street in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a seafood café is setting up for the evening rush. Styrofoam boxes are ripped open. The broken tops are dumped in the street. Plastic bags full of prawns are…  


We’re losing the world’s forests, but there’s a way we can fight back

Imagine if a city like Chicago were to disappear in a single year. Well, this is happening now with our forests. Every year, the world loses a forest area similar to the size of this major US city.  


Five Ways to Build a Climate-ready Cambodia

Increasing climatic events has exacerbated the frequency, severity and unpredictability of disasters in Cambodia. To build resilience, Cambodia needs to be equipped with adaptation and mitigation…  


Why care about Cambodia’s forests?

Similar to many countries in the world, Cambodia’s forests are under mounting pressure. Trees are being cut down and replaced with cash crops like cashew nuts, and cassava. Many trees disappear due to…  

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