The team used this tool to support disaster recovery after the 2018 failure of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Laos.
Less than 65% of the Cambodian households have access to an improved water source, and only 76% have access to improved sanitation.i This is among the worst levels of access to improved water in Asia.
“When we look at Chinese investment in our country, the track record is not good. I don’t understand why they want to implement mega projects.”
Downplaying public health threats and allowing conflicts of interest to overshadow meaningful solutions.
Asean’s governments continue to abuse the environment but the regional body’s shared ecological efforts to tackle the issues, like the shared Mekong River, are pitiful.
The helmeted hornbill is one of the most unique species because of its solid casque, for which it has been hunted, illegally traded, and is in great demand as a material for carved jewellery and other ornaments.
“We had nothing, and no hope. With the project, I got rid of my opium addiction, received citizenship, got land and work, and ensured that my children had better lives than me.”