More than a hundred representatives from the NCDM and development partners implementing disaster management (DM) in Cambodia met and discussed at a consultative workshop...
Cambodia’s “golden boy” of football, Chan Vathanaka, today announced he will become Save the Children in Cambodia’s Goodwill Ambassador, supporting the organization’s campaign to reach every last child.
Over the last ten years, the Cambodia Demographic Health Survey has shown a steady decrease in maternal mortality, from 472 per 100,000 live births in 2005 to 170 in 2014. Recent reductions in newborn mortality are encouraging as well, from 28 per 1,000 live births in 2005 to 18 in 2014. Author: Phal Vandy.
To be recognized as Open Defecation Free, a village needs to have full sanitation coverage, meaning that at least 85% of the households have access to its own improved latrine and 15% have access to shared latrines.
“We are proud of our achievements so far, but the work does not stop here,” insisted Elizabeth Pearce. “We will continue to work with the Ministry of Education until together we have guaranteed a high-quality education for every child in Cambodia, including those living in the most remote areas.”