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Water-borne diseases and extreme weather events in Cambodia: review of impacts and implications of climate change

Davies, Grace; McIver, Lachlan; Kim, Yoonhee; Hashizume, Masahiro; Iddings, Steven; Chan, Vibol


Cambodia is prone to extreme weather events, especially floods, droughts and typhoons. Climate change is predicted to increase the frequency and intensity of such events. The Cambodian population is highly vulnerable to the impacts of these events due to poverty; malnutrition; agricultural dependence; settlements in flood-prone areas, and public health, governance and technological limitations. Yet little is known about the health impacts of extreme weather events in Cambodia. Given the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph120100191


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