EU grants 470,000 USD to assist flood survivors in Cambodia World

EU grants 470,000 USD to assist flood survivors in Cambodia

The European Union (EU) is offering 400,000 EUR (470,000 USD) to provide critical humanitarian assistance to families affected by severe flooding, which has wreaked havoc across large parts of Cambodia since the beginning of October, Cambodia's Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) reported on October 29.
Floods kill 36 people in Cambodia World

Floods kill 36 people in Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen confirmed on October 22 morning that severe flooding has claimed 36 lives, with Banteay Meanchey province being hardest hit with 19 fatalities.
Government striving to ensure people’s safety: PM at NA session Politics

Government striving to ensure people’s safety: PM at NA session

The Government will continue doing its utmost, together with all ministries, sectors, localities, people, and soldiers and under the supervision of the National Assembly (NA), to overcome the impact of floods and storms now hitting the country, while stepping up disaster prevention and control efforts to protect lives and guarantee economic stability and development.
Prime Minister directs responses to severe flooding Society

Prime Minister directs responses to severe flooding

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent urgent notices to state agencies and administrations of cities and provinces affected by the tropical depression, directing responses to flooding in northern and central Vietnam.
Philippines: State of national calamity declared World

Philippines: State of national calamity declared

President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III declared a state of national calamity after the country suffered a week of heavy rains and severe flooding following Typhoon Melor, claiming 35 lives.