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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).  


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…  


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…  

Outstanding women: hearing the voice of gender-based experiences with the Women’s Resilience Index

As the floodwaters rise around the base of their houses, grandmothers in rural Cambodia are often forced to remain inside looking after their grandchildren. Their own children have either migrated…  

Before and now: lived experiences of early warning systems during a flood

It is now the end of 2019 and the year is ending on a happy note for residents of Tuol Dambang village. Yet only a few months ago, community members were worried.  

United Nations Development Programme report first step in developing drought indicators for Cambodia

Between 1987 and 2017, there were six major drought events recorded in Cambodia.  

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