Water shortages, climate change linked to saline intrusion in Mekong Delta Environment

Water shortages, climate change linked to saline intrusion in Mekong Delta

The most severe saline intrusion - the movement of ocean saltwater into riverine freshwater - is said to occur in the Mekong Delta region from February 8 to 16, coinciding with the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, since Chinese hydro-power plants have reduced their water discharge, which affects water flows downstream on the Mekong River, experts have said.
Fund raising for Vietnamese on Tonle Sap water Society

Fund raising for Vietnamese on Tonle Sap water

The Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia and the Vietnam Business Club in Cambodia (VBCC) raised fund on October 17 to support theVietnamese-Cambodians living on Tonle Sap water who are forced to relocate to land this month.
MRC urges Mekong countries to address low water flows World

MRC urges Mekong countries to address low water flows

Six Mekong countries have been urged to address regional low water flows as the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) endures record lows for the second consecutive year, according to a Mekong River Commission (MRC) report.
MRC warns of low water levels on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake ASEAN

MRC warns of low water levels on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) recently said that the annual reversal in the flow of the Tonle Sap River remained delayed, causing “very low” water levels on the Tonle Sap Lake, according to Cambodia’s news agency Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP).
Drought hits agricultural production in Cambodia World

Drought hits agricultural production in Cambodia

People in rural areas in the Cambodian northwestern provinces of Pursat and Battambang have been suffering from water shortage for more than four months, reported the Cambodia’s Khmer Times.
Cambodia ensures security during water festival World

Cambodia ensures security during water festival

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that nearly 20,000 security personnel will be deployed in Phnom Penh to maintain order during the Water Festival, which will take place from November 10-12.
Charity programme benefits Vietnamese-origin Cambodians Society

Charity programme benefits Vietnamese-origin Cambodians

The Vietnam Red Cross Society’s chapter in the southern province of Tay Ninh has organised free health checkups for and delivered relief aid to about 500 poor Cambodians of the Vietnamese origin and Cambodians on August 11 and 12.