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Water, Water Everywhere, But not a Drop to Drink!

As we mark the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought – let’s explore how Innovations in digital technology, along with some harsh lessons from past disasters – are improving the way we…  


Changing the Face of Early Warning in Cambodia

Disasters driven by the climate crisis are increasingly impacting lives and livelihoods and are predicted to reduce Cambodia’s GDP by 9.8% by 2050 even under an optimistic scenario1. In response to…  


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…  


Lack of Historical Disaster Data a Thing of the Past with CAMDI Update

In Phnom Penh, a Consultative Workshop on Data Reporting for Monitoring Indicators of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cambodia has brought together ministries for a more data-ready…  


Protect Biodiversity to Reduce Future Pandemics

As the world scrambles to find a cure for the COVID-19 virus, the last few months have highlighted how closely connected we are to nature. A healthy, species-rich ecosystem protects us from diseases,…  


Living in Rural Cambodia during COVID-19: Examples from Farming Communities

In 2020, a storm hit which managed to bring the entire globe to a grinding halt – COVID-19. From any given perspective it is clear that the pandemic has been significant, and varying in its impacts.  


Early Warning Systems

The 4-year project (2015-2019) is implemented by Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  


STORIES FROM A CLIMATE CHANGE HERO: Mrs. Try Teang

As Boeng Pruol commune chief, Mrs. Try Teang plays an important role in helping her community prepare for upcoming floods. She has helped up to 80% of her commune use early warning systems to feel…  


STORIES FROM A CLIMATE CHANGE HERO: Mr. Nuon Vuthy

Having grown up as a farmer in Beong Pruol commune, and with almost 20 years of experience in his role as Tuol Dambang village leader, Mr. Nuon Vuthy is no stranger to the impact of weather events.…  


Charter of Demands defines priorities of Cambodian women

The publications acknowledge that as disasters increase across the country of Cambodia, they are not universal in their impacts. “History has systematically shown that women and children are…  

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