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Wee, Kok Boon, 2011. The Duality of flood in Cambodia : has the government helped the villagers?. Second cycle, A2E. Uppsala: SLU, Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

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Abstract

The Mekong River flowing through Cambodia brings nutrients to the floodplains for crops cultivation through floods. However, the negative impacts of floods bring loss of lives and properties to the Cambodian villagers living along the floodplains. With the increasing evidence of Climate Change bearing down on Cambodia, this paper based on the Integrated Water Resources Management Framework investigated existing flood management policy of Royal Government of Cambodia with key focus on dealing with Climate Change and reducing the impacts on the local villagers. Through Participant Rural Appraisal method, there were strong evidences gathered from governmental officers and villagers that the policy was weak in implementing phase and had not protected the villagers from intensive flooding, but discovered the post flooding emergency relief was available and ready to be activated.

Main title:The Duality of flood in Cambodia
Subtitle:has the government helped the villagers?
Authors:Wee, Kok Boon
Supervisor:Swain , Ashok
Examiner:Sriskandarajah, Nadarajah
Series:UNSPECIFIED
Volume/Sequential designation:UNSPECIFIED
Year of Publication:2011
Level and depth descriptor:Second cycle, A2E
Student's programme affiliation:NM006 Integrated Water Resource Management - Master's Programme 120 HEC
Department:(NL, NJ) > Dept. of Urban and Rural Development
(LTJ, LTV) > Dept. of Urban and Rural Development
Keywords:Climate Change, Mekong River, Cambodia, flooding policy management, Climate Change,, Mekong River, Cambodia, flooding policy management, Participant Rural Appraisal, , Integrated Water Resource Management, Mekong River Commission.
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-638
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-638
Subjects:Development economics and policies
Water resources and management
Language:English
Deposited On:04 Oct 2011 14:17
Metadata Last Modified:20 Apr 2012 14:22

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