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The Children in Cambodia

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In a country struggling to rebuild after years of war and strife, the people of Cambodia are working hard to create a future for their families. But recovery has been slow. Nearly half of all Cambodian children are malnourished, and one in eight dies before their fifth birthday, largely due to preventable causes.

In the passing years foreign aid from all over the world have been poured in to help Cambodia recover. Unfortunately, Cambodia is riddled with corruption and little of that money is filtering through to the people who need it the most, the desperately poor.

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UN Address Focuses Less on Cambodia than International Issues

Google News - Tue, 2014-09-30 15:33
Hor Namhong said Cambodia has faced devastating flooding this year that killed 45 people and affected 100,000 more. And he touted Cambodia's success in combating HIV and AIDS, where it has reduced the prevalence of the virus to 0.6 percent in 2013. catched

Asylum bill is high-handed and Cambodia deal just a quick fix

Google News - Sun, 2014-09-28 20:20
Cambodia, which has itself produced thousands of refugees in the past, says it wants to atone for its recent bloody history by stepping up to help. As a desperately poor country striving to create economic improvements for its people, it must welcome ... catched




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