October 25, 2011
Phnom Penh: Cambodian National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) has estimated that the flood destruction costs up to USD 521 millions.
The destruction includes 400, 000 hectares of crops and many infrastructures. In its report, NCDM has also recorded 247 deaths, and 1.5 millions people of the over 14 millions population have also been affected.
Floods have hit many parts of 17 provinces in Cambodia. Kompong Thom, Battambong, Banteay Meanchey, and Siem Reap, home to marvelous Angkor Wat, are the most affected.
Rasmei Kampuchea/Asia News Network