UN Funds IOM Cambodia Flood Relief
The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has contributed USD
342,000 to help IOM to provide emergency shelter and essential
non-food relief items to 25,000 Cambodians affected by the
country's worst floods in over a decade.
The money will provide each of 5,000 families with a plastic
tarpaulin, a plastic ground sheet, ropes, tent poles and a portable
They will also receive a basic tool kit comprising a hammer,
saw, knife, axe, spade and hoe to allow them to start to rebuild
their homes and restart their livelihoods after the water
IOM will start to distribute the aid next week in three of the
worst hit provinces – Prey Veng, Svay Rieng and Kampong
The floods in Cambodia have already caused 247 deaths and
affected the lives of some 1.5 million people. At least 46,000
families have been displaced by the floodwaters.
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