Flood Crisis in Siem Reap

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The flash floods of last Sunday in Siem Reap coupled with heavy rain at the beginning of the week have badly affected many of the marginalized communities and vulnerable families that our Kaliyan Mith program works with in that area.

At the moment 34 families from 10 communities are very seriously affected by the flooding and are receiving food and other support from our teams, with 9 persons displaced by the floods taking refuge in one of our centers. These numbers will almost certainly increase as our teams are still trying to reach other communities cut off by the floods, and there is a growing likelihood of further flooding in the coming days.

Our program activities have also been severely disrupted, with our Training and Education centers in Siem Reap having to close. We hope to reopen these as soon as possible.

We urgently need help and support in dealing with this situation – donations to support the work of our teams in Siem Reap can be made by direct transfer to our bank account (details below)

BANK NAME: ANZ Royal Bank of Cambodia Limited
BANK ADDRESS: 100 Preah Sihanouk Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
SWIFT: ANZBKHPP
ACCOUNT NAME: Friends-International Siem Reap
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 800959

We will post updates on the situation regularly – please continue to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest information we have. You can also subscribe to this blog from the box in the right hand corner of this page.

Thank you, we very much appreciate your support

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