Cambodia Flood Relief - Distribution of Family Hygiene Kits
In response to the flood in Cambodia in October, MERCY Malaysia responded to two districts in Kampong Chhnang District namely Chulkiri and Baribour. Through the rapid assessment by World Vision Kampong Chhnang, 1,334 families in Chulkiri and 1,279 families in Baribour respectively were affected by the flood.
Two rounds of hygiene kits distributions coupled with hygiene awareness campaigns were conducted by the Operations Manager of Kampong Chhnang Province, Mr. Chan Monty with the assistance and participation of the community, local government officials and authority leaders. A total of 1,548 people benefited from the family hygiene kits distribution.
MERCY Malaysia continued its School Preparedness Programme in 2008 which aims to promote a culture of disaster preparedness among school children and to increase capacity of schools and students to respond to disasters. The programme expanded its coverage to several states in the country.
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