[Mekong Eye News Digest] Flood risk for 1 million in Phnom Penh as wetlands destroyed - VoA

2020-07-30 245 Mekong Eye

[Mekong Eye News Digest] Human rights and environmental groups surveyed 469 families living in or using the Tompoun/Cheung Ek wetlands area and its rivers. The resulting report sheds light on the potentially devastating impacts of residential and industrial development to 1,500 hectares of wetlands that sustain local communities and play a vital role in Phnom Penh’s waste management and flood prevention. (See also: Suspend development projects destroying the Tompoun/Cheung Ek wetlands- Equitable Cambodia)

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