Svay Rieng became the latest province to declare emergency water levels as storms continued in the west of the country, prolonging deadly nationwide flooding that has killed at least 83 people and affected tens of thousands of families over the past month, officials said. Keo Vy, cabinet chief for the National Committee for Disaster Management, said a total of 17 provinces had now been affected by floods. “Battambang, Pailin, Siem Reap and Pursat were hit by the flooding last week and Svay Rieng is the most recent province with serious floods coming this week,” he said. Svay Rieng’s
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