Worsening floods drive Dangkor residents from their homes

People carry their belongings out of their flooded home in Dangkor district's Kongnoy commune in Phnom Penh, October 26, 2021. CamboJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

Families living in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district have been forced to leave their homes after the Prek Tnaot river overflowed. Authorities have also said that the 7 Makara Dam in the city’s south has also been leaking after being damaged by the high level of rainfall.