The Phnom Penh Municipality on Saturday launched a new campaign to clean up the city’s drainage system in an effort to alleviate chronic flooding during the rainy season. The campaign would encourage people to discard their waste correctly and would also see City Hall cleaning the city’s drainage system more regularly with new equipment provided by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). “During the rainy season over the course of about three months we will clean the drain*age system three times, which should help to reduce about 70 percent of the flood water caused by blockages. For this,
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