Tagged: Cambodia

Keo Chhorn, 63, with his 5-year-old son. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Keo Chhorn and other farmers lost their land to a sugar plantation seven years ago. But they’re not giving up their efforts to reclaim it.

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Ahead of a high level Global Partnership for Education (GPE) meeting in Copenhagen today, Oxfam has called for rich country donors and the World Bank to put money on the table for basic education.

Sorn Ken using a mechanical weeder. Credit: Chris Hufstader/Oxfam America

A new weeding tool for Cambodian rice farmers combined with innovative growing techniques leads to harvests double in size.

A wheel pump in Cambodia. Credit: Prom Vihear Thor

While Cambodia has lots of fresh water during the rainy season, many rural people have to walk far to find clean water during the dry season. Oxfam is assisting local NGOs providing pumps and water filters.

Thoung Ra stands with his wife and daughters. Credit: Timothy Herbert/OxfamAUS

A simple household water treatment system is helping poor families in Cambodia enjoy better health.

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Thach You breastfeeding her one-month old child on a ladder of her temporary shelter built on a higher ground. Credit: Soleak Seang/Oxfam

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – The hunger period has been prolonged, and people in flood affected communities cannot wait any longer.

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Thach and her family, in front of their temporary shelter made of palm leaves and tree branches. Credit: Soleak Seang/Oxfam

Like most of the 47 families in Toul Char, a village 230 km north of Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, Thach and her five children have been forced to leave their house to take refuge on a higher ground since mid July.

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The Phon family work farm their rice paddy in Kompong Thom, central Cambodia. Credit: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

A food crisis is looming in flood affected communities in Cambodia, international aid agency Oxfam warns. Oxfam estimates that 100,000 people are affected by the floods and 15,000 households are in need of immediate food assistance.

Oxfam's Janna Hamilton administering first aid. Credit: Jane Ussher/Oxfam

From Samoa to the Philippines to Indonesia and Vietnam, Oxfam has been providing clean water, blankets, hygiene kits and other vital provisions to local communities that desperately need them.

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Sre Kor village, Stung Treng province, under water. Credit: Oxfam

International humanitarian agency Oxfam announced today that Cambodia is still in emergency relief mode though flood waters in some areas are beginning to stabilize.

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