Thousands of households and farmland hit by flooding in northwest

Heavy rain and floods from Thailand hit Battambang town. Photo taken on October 18, 2021. In Kongchet

Around 4,000 households have been affected by flooding in northwest Cambodia following weeks of heavy rainfall and flooding that has intensified over the past few days, impacting thousands of hectares of rice paddies, roads and other infrastructure and forcing thousands of families to be evacuated from their homes.