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.

NGOs use cash transfer tools to efficiently deploy flood relief

People affected by severe flooding in September and October receive humanitarian aid from two non-governmental groups at a cash transfer service in Siem Reap province. DCA

Two non-government humanitarian groups said they had successfully used money transfer technology to disburse aid to around 500 families in Siem Reap and Battambang provinces, affected by the recent floods.