Head of State : His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni

Head of Government : Prime Minister Hun Sen

Capital : Phnom Penh

Language : Khmer

Currency : Riel

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News and Updates

COVID-19 Feedback Mechanism: Case Study from Cambodia

August 18, 2020 Due to movement restrictions linked to Covid-19, many routine feedback mechanisms were disrupted. Plan International Cambodia decided to actively seek out feedback from communities in Program Unit target areas to understand whether Plan’s intervention...

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First ASEAN Conference on School Safety

December 15, 2016 Event Info Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia Date: 16-17 December 2015 The ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM), the ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative (ASSI) and the ASEAN Secretariat held the first ASEAN Regional Conference on School Safety on...

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School safety gets top marks in Asia

Asia is one of the most disaster-prone continents in the world, with communities having to deal with an ever-increasing list of calamities, from typhoons, floods and landslides to earthquakes, drought and heatwave. School children are always among the most affected,...

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ASEAN safe school conference report

By: Meimei Leung The first ASEAN Regional Conference on School Safety was held on 16-17 December 2015 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This event was led by the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management and the Senior Officials Meeting for Education, in collaboration with the...

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School Safety in Cambodia

In Cambodia’s Strategic National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction, the education sector is highlighted in two of its six components, which have provided a framework for school safety efforts in Cambodia. Subsequently, a number of initiatives have been implemented, including: the integration of disaster risk reduction into the school curricula of Grade 8’s Earth science and geography subjects, development of school construction guidelines, and issuance of a child-friendly school policy, which promotes child’s basic rights, and emphasises child-centred disaster risk reduction and school safety initiatives, including child protection from disasters.

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  • National; Committee for Disaster Management
  • Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport
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