The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) on Monday significantly raised the number of people who have died from nationwide flooding from 39 to 83 as rainstorms overfilled dams and flash floods inundated roads and villages in provinces around the Tonle Sap. Storms and flash floods have swept across Siem Reap, Battam*bang, Pailin, Pursat and Banteay Meanchey provinces increasing to 16 the total number of provinces hit since flooding began a month ago, according to Keo Vy, cabinet chief of the NCDM. ďAt least 83 people, including 34 children aged between 1 and 2 years, have died due
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