6 months 30% of Cambodian villages have no clean, potable water — report Manilatimes |World
The Rural Development Ministry yesterday said more than 30 percent of the rural population in the Kingdom still did not have access to clean water. During a ceremony to mark the 26th World Water Day in Phnom Penh on Thursday, Ministry Secretary of State Nuon Danhiel said that only 68 percent of people living in rural communities had clean water to use. “If treated water supply services are not increased, the number of people who have no clean water to use will increase significantly in the upcoming years, resulting in a rise in fatalities caused by drinking unsafe water,” he ... more