Overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia who lost their homes in a landslide on the bank of the Mekong River in Cambodia ’s province of Kampong Cham received much-needed support on Mar. 19.
The assistance was presented by a delegation from the Vietnamese Embassy and Vietnamese Overseas Association in Cambodia , led by Counselor Quach Huu Dung and the association’s President Chau Van Chi.
The landslide was caused by impacts of the historic 2011 flood in Cambodia . Thirty-one of 58 OV families at Chi He hamlet, Peam Snoul commune, Koh Sotin district of Kampong Cham province lost their homes.
Representatives from the embassy and association also worked with Kampong Cham provincial authorities to arrange accommodation and jobs for the OV community.
Deputy Head Police of Koh Sotin district Long Bunmau affirmed that local authorities will work to find solutions to deal with the landslide and avoid danger for local residents, including both Vietnamese and Cambodian people./.