Flooding in Cambodia, killing about 150 people

Flood

1.10.11.Pochti 150 people have died in Cambodia in September as a result of flooding caused by spills of the Mekong, said on Saturday Prime Minister Hun Sen. He noted that the disaster victims were 52 children.

The number of families affected by the floods, according to the head of government, more than 170 000, the damage is done, more than 350 thousand hectares of agricultural land, including rice fields.

Hun Sen warned the population of the country, located in the lower reaches of the Mekong, the danger of flooding, because there may come the heavy rains caused by the now raging over the Philippines typhoon, according to ITAR-TASS.

Source: Lead

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